Taga launches Harmony TCD-50 affordable CD player

Taga Harmony TCD-50
Taga Harmony TCD-50

Polish brand Taga Harmony has introduced a new affordable CD player TCD-50 . The player is based on the audiophile 32-bit ESS SABER ES9018 Reference DAC chip from ESS Technology with Hyperstream II architecture and jitter suppressor.


The Taga Harmony TCD-50 is equipped with a 2-pole fully differential linear phase Bessel filter, a 35 Watt toroidal power transformer and an aluminum front panel. The switching arsenal of the novelty includes optical and coaxial digital outputs, as well as unbalanced on RCA connectors and balanced on XLR analog outputs.

There is also an amplifier for headphones – a 3.5 mm minijack connector for connecting them and a volume control are located on the left side of the front panel of the player.


The Taga Harmony TCD-50 CD player is available in black and silver . The recommended retail price of the novelty is 444 US dollars .


Taga Harmony TCD-50 CD Player Specifications:

  • Optical disc formats: CD-Audio (CD, CD-R, CD-RW)
  • DAC Chip: ESS SABER ES9018
  • Analog filter: 2-pole fully differential linear-phase Bessel filter
  • Digital outputs: optical, coaxial (16 bit / 44.1 kHz)
  • Analog outputs: unbalanced RCA, balanced XLR
  • Headphone output: 3.5mm mini jack (output power: ≤30mW, 32ohm)
  • Frequency response: 20Hz – 20kHz (± 1dB)
  • Total Harmonic Distortion: <0.005% (A-weighted) at 1kHz 0 DBFS <0.005% (2.0V 1kHz)
  • Signal-to-noise ratio: >110 dB (A-weighted)
  • Crosstalk: <-100 dB at 1 kHz
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 43 x 7 x 32 cm
  • Weight: 5.3 kg

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