Harman Kardon's FL 8380 five-disc changer is an upgraded version of the company's popular FL 8370, a similar five-disc HDCD-compatible CD changer. The FL 8380 offers a host of convenient features, such as Harman Kardon's exclusive Enhanced Operation Software, a play-one/exchange-four playback function that ensures hours of uninterrupted music, and system remote in/out jacks that allow a single remote sensor to serve multiple Harman Kardon components for cohesive system integration. The player can also program up to 32 tracks, skip discs during playback, and read encoded CD Text on applicable discs. A front-panel headphone jack comes with an independent volume control. The FL 8380 also includes enhancements such as CD-R and CD-RW playback capability so you can play your homemade CDs, a cutting-edge Burr-Brown digital-to-analog converter (DAC), and premium-quality parts and construction for superlative audiophile-quality performance from both HDCD-encoded and conventional CDs.
A coaxial digital-audio output can be played through the digital input of a receiver or preamp/processor or a separate, external DAC. Analog outputs provide a standard connection. A full-function remote control offers random CD play, random track play, and direct track access for any track on any disc.Harman Kardon's FL 8380 is a 5-disc carousel changer for the audio purist! Packed with a built-in Burr-Brown digital processor and dual 18-bit D/A converters, you'll enjoy stellar sound from your favorite CDs. Plus, the FL 8380 includes HDCD decoding — a rare feature for carousel changers in this price range! On HDCD discs, you'll hear the full richness and detail of the original recording, with more dynamic range and a focused 3-D soundstage. There are thousands of HDCD discs available today; chances are, you have some in your collection already. And best of all, the HDCD high-precision digital filter actually improves the sound quality on all digital audio recordings, so your regular CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RWs will sound better, too!
The FL 8380 features disc exchange (which lets you change 4 discs while the fifth keeps playing), and includes a full complement of playback options, like 32-track programming, random play, and repeat. The headphone output with volume control makes for convenient private listening sessions, and the coaxial digital output lets you connect an external CD-R burner to make pristine digital recordings.
5-disc carousel design disc exchange plays audio CDs, HDCDs, audio CD-Rs and CD-RWs coaxial digital output 32-track programming, repeat and random play Burr-Brown digital processor and dual 18-bit D/A converters remote control with direct disc/track access headphone output with volume control signal-to-noise ratio 97 dB 17-5/16"W x 5-1/8"H x 15-1/4"D