SD/CD Recorder

CD-2e: SD/CD Recorder

Record and Burn with Amazing Ease and Portability


Smaller in size, simpler to use — the CD-2e takes the best from the past and enhances it for the next generation. From rehearsals to recitals, lectures to live-music events, the CD-2e is the fastest way to capture the moment and render it to CD or SD memory card for storage or distribution.

  • Simple recording direct to CD-R/RW or SD memory card
  • All-in-one portable design; thin, sturdy, and stylish
  • Built-in stereo microphone and speakers
  • Extra-long recording times, over 12 hours with 8GB SDHC card
  • High-quality sound via built-in stereo mic
  • Easy-to-use interface with [EASY GUIDE] button
  • Wireless remote controller
  • Practical lesson functions
  • Battery or AC power (6 AA batteries; AC adaptor included)*

All-In-One Convenience
Everything you need to record, edit and burn is right there inside the CD-2e. No extra devices or cables to connect. No need to connect it to a computer either. Just turn it on and go. With high-performance stereo speakers, stereo microphone, and CD drive built in, the CD-2e is ready for action right out of the box.

Take it Anywhere
Portability is a key advantage of the CD-2e. Weighing in at less than 1.1 kg (2 lbs 6 oz), it’s lighter than most laptop computers. It’s also slim and trim, at less than 50 mm (2 inches) thick. You can use the CD-2e anywhere since it can run off six AA batteries; for those who prefer to plug in, an AC adaptor is supplied.

*To enable recording to and playback from CD-R/RW media, use of the supplied AC adaptor is required.

Ideal for Music Study
The CD-2e is a great tool for music students, as it allows you to hear and analyse your performances with clean, clear detail. There are several playback modes available, including the ability to change the pitch, key and tempo of playback. A metronome function is provided as well.

Handy Extras
Extra features are built into the CD-2e to make it even more valuable to musicians, including an instrument tuner that works in conjunction with the built-in stereo mic. A wireless remote controller is also provided for off-unit control of playback and recording.

EZ Onscreen Guide
The CD-2e is so friendly to use, even first-timers will feel right at home. The dedicated EASY GUIDE button steps you though each operation, with instructions available in six languages.

*Available display languages: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Japanese.

Two valuable options are available for the CD-2e. The CB-CD2E is a semi-hard-shell protective carrying case that provides mesh pockets for CDs, SD cards, batteries and documents. A cushioned divider is also provided to separate the CD-2e from the AC adaptor. The CS-15R is an external stereo microphone specially designed for the CD-2e. It comes with cabling, desktop stand, hand-held mount, windscreen and travel pouch.

Audio & Video



Recorder Part
2 (1 stereo)
Sampling Rate
44.1 kHz
Signal Processing
AD/DA conversion: 24 bits
Recording Mode
SD Memory Card: WAV (44.1 kHz, 16 bits)
CD-R, CD-RW: Audio CD
Recording Media
SD Memory Card (supports 64 MB--8 GB, SDHC format compatible)
Recording Time
CD-R or CD-RW disc
650 MB disc: 74 min
700 MB disc: 80 min

SD Memory Card
256 MB: 23 min
512 MB: 46 min
1 GB: 93 min
2 GB: 190 min
4 GB: 373 min
8 GB: 763 min
* Each recording time is an approximate estimate including some errors.
* With multiple files, the sum of recording time would be shorter than above., the sum of recording time would be shorter than above.
* Maximum recording time of one song is 74 minutes.
Recording Songs
Up to 99 songs on a single SD Memory Card, CD-R, or CD-RW
Audio Input
Internal Stereo Microphone
EXT MIC Input L/MONO, R Jack: 1/4 inch phone type
LINE Input Jacks (L, R): RCA phono type
Audio Output
Internal Stereo Speaker
PHONES Jack: Stereo miniature phone type
Line Out Jack: Stereo miniature phone type
Frequency Response
20 Hz -- 20 kHz (+0dB/-2dB)
Nominal Input Level (variable)
EXT MIC Input L/MONO, R Jack: -51 -- -14 dBu (maximum -2 dBu)
LINE Input Jacks (L, R): -24 -- 0 dBu (maximum +12 dBu)
Nominal Output Level
Line Output Jack: -10 dBu (maximum +2 dBu)
Input Impedance
EXT MIC Input L/MONO, R Jack: 20 k ohms
Line Input Jacks (L, R): 9 k ohms
Output Impedance
Line Output Jack: 1 k ohms
Phones Jack: 22 ohms
Recommended Load Impedance
Line Output Jack: 10 k ohms or greater
Phones Jack: 32 ohms
16 characters, two lines (backlit LCD)
Power Supply
AC Adaptor (PSB-1U; included),
Dry battery LR6 (AA) type (alkaline) x 6 (sold separately) (*)
*AC Adaptor is required for CD writing and reading.
Current Draw
540 mA
Expected battery life under continuous use
Approximately 6 hours (Alkaline dry cell batteries)

* The time may vary according to usage conditions, batteries used, and type of SD memory card used.
Owner's Manual, Quick Start, Application Guide, AC Adaptor (PSB-1U), Power Cord, SD Memory Card, CD-R Disc (Blank media), Remote Controller, Battery for Remote Controller (CR2025)
Size and Weight
267 mm
10-9/16 inches
183 mm
7-1/4 inches
46 mm
1-13/16 inches
1.1 kg
2 lbs. 7 oz.
(0 dBu = 0.775 V rms)
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.



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