Marantz will release in Mid-July the CD6003 high-end CD player that comes with a front USB port for connecting external storage device or iPod players. The Marantz CD6003 plays both CD and CD-R/RW and it can also play MP3, WMA, WAV, AAC from USB storage devices.
Based on Cirrus Logic DAC, the CD6003 offers a a frequency response of 2Hz – 20,000Hz, a Signal Noise Ratio of 110dB, and a THD of 0.002%. It offers both analog and digital audio outputs. The player will be priced at 49,800 Yen.