Rare vintage Denon DCD-2000 CD player! Nice
Great condition, rare first-generation Denon DCD-2000 CD player. Very cool collectible piece with LCD's and clear, vertically loading tray/door. You won't find a nicer example. This piece is truly very pretty, especially for its age. I've loved looking at it on my rack. Full disclosure to prevent any possible disappointment: Very light scratches, tiny nicks, and finish/edge wear around the top and sides of the unit are visible from about 2' if you're looking carefully. One 1/4 scratch on right side is visible from about 4' if looking carefully. The front panel is gorgeous. The print is clear, the chromed pieces are shiny, the brushed pieces are smooth. There are little bits of dust in the door, one large white speck in particular is visible in the pics. These might come out with compressed air, vacuum, brush, or disassembly but I didn't want to mess with it at all. Basically, it's 35 years old and the most noticeable flaw is a white speck you can probably clean out if you care to. It's an awesome piece, but to be clear, it is very old and picky.
It feels like a small tank, but could prove fragile. It was made when CD technology was first developing and well before CD-R, MP3, or even 80-minute CD's. It seems to play most commercially manufactured 74-minute CD's fine and sounds good. It skips on any flaws and will not read any format other than the original CD spec. None of that matters because you don't care.
You don't want this for frequent or critical listening. You want it because it's historic, nostalgic, and missing in your life. Or because it has surprising heft, shiny buttons, lots of lights, a fancy loading mechanism so you can see your CD spinning, and a funky circuit diagram on the top. Be sure to loosen it per the instructions before trying to play anything. I don't know what it will do if you don't. I imagine it simply won't play. But will pack well, double box, insure, and cross fingers. The item "Rare vintage Denon DCD-2000 CD player! Nice" is in sale since Sunday, October 29, 2017. This item is in the category "Consumer Electronics\TV, Video & Home Audio\Home Audio\Home Audio Components\CD Players & Recorders".
The seller is "merdman22" and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Brand: Denon
- Model: DCD-2000
- Type: CD Player
- Audio Outputs: Stereo L/R RCA
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Japan