Cocktail Audio Mini X-9 Real Time Audio CD to Digital Music Converter : CD to Mp3 Converter

Quick way of transferring cd’s to a nas.

I bought this to rip my cd collection to flac format to use with an astell & kern player. I was looking for the a&k version but that was both expensive and it seems virtually unobtainable. This was a much cheaper version. It works ok, but the interface is glitchy and a bit clunky. It has an irritating habit of losing files. So, given the price it’s ok, but not that good.

Cocktail Audio Mini X-9 Real Time Audio CD to Digital Music Converter, Burner & Player

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  • > Digitally encode Audio CDs into FLAC without a computer. Thus no loss of quality and the songs will remain and sound authentic (CD-like quality).
  • > Works with Active Stereo Speakers & Headphones > Firmware Upgradable/File Manager
  • > Perfect Travel Companion > Access CD Metadata Online or Use CD Text Display
  • > Portable – Works with AC/DC, Batteries or Car JACK chargers >The Mini X-9 plays regular audio and compatible CDs.
  • > Folder Structure & Song Title Format >Download songs easily by plugging your flash-based digital music player into the USB port

Flac me just what i needed. . I looked at a similar product a while back but it only ripped to mp3 which was no good to me as i use flac files for digital storage. Then lo and behold i found this and it is just what i was looking for. It’s a faff having to connect by lan rather than wifi but the item is built for a price and yes i would like it if free db also had album artwork. However for the price i paid and for the fact it does the main function i ordered it for then i give it five stars. I even had a pleasant surprise when the price was discounted when i came to buy it.

Great piece of kit converting my entire cd collection to flac files will be time consuming but if you want to hear music as it should be heard instead of stripped down mp3 files then the cocktail mini x9 is definitely the way to goi had a few teething issues at first mostly due to my own ignorance but the guys at cocktail sorted me out by immediately answeing my questions via email.

Works great 10 out of 10 all the way.

Cocktail Audio Mini X-9 Real Time Audio CD to Digital Music Converter, Burner & Player : Good, it’s not that quick but does the job without the faff of doing it through a computer.

Good, it’s not that quick but does the job without the faff of doing it through a computer.

Works great 10 out of 10 all the way.

Great piece of kit converting my entire cd collection to flac files will be time consuming but if you want to hear music as it should be heard instead of stripped down mp3 files then the cocktail mini x9 is definitely the way to goi had a few teething issues at first mostly due to my own ignorance but the guys at cocktail sorted me out by immediately answeing my questions via email.

I bought this to rip my cd collection to flac format to use with an astell & kern player. I was looking for the a&k version but that was both expensive and it seems virtually unobtainable. This was a much cheaper version. It works ok, but the interface is glitchy and a bit clunky. It has an irritating habit of losing files. So, given the price it’s ok, but not that good.

Quick way of transferring cd’s to a nas.

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Panasonic RX-D55 Portable Stereo : Good Quality Stereo

Arrived earlier than expected. Sounds great,especially the cd player. My first panasonic portable is still going strong after 17 years and this new one feels equally sturdy.

Tape, cd , radio ,mp3 player and usb player at this price, all in one, what more can you ask?.

Very pleased with this portable stereo, it is strong and robust and the quality to be expected from panasonic similar to my previous model except this has the additional music plug in facility. I did order black but received silver colour and needed to buy a uk plug for it.

Appears to be pretty robust/solid stereo and pleased with the sound quality.

I am 100% delighted with this portable stereo. I am 100% delighted with this portable stereo, the sound is fantastic and the construction is the besti have ever had regarding a portable unit. I play a lot of cassette tapes, they sound just as good on thismachine as they did in the 80s. I fully recommend this as a star buy. Its worth paying a little extra toachieve the quality that panasonic have provided.

Panasonic RX-D55 Portable Stereo ( CD Player,MP3 Playback ) : I bought this to replace an eight year old panasonic portable stereo, which was still sounding good, though it was a rather large unit by today`s standards and had begun to get in the way. There are a lot of ‘modern gizmo’ sockets all over it to suit the young, but the sound is still the same excellent one, with tone/sound style adjustments to suit all. This is not tinny and cheap. I`ve replaced the supplied continental-type two pin plug with the three pin plug from the old machine. Reassuringly heavy, and well made. Forget cheap rubbish unless you want a cheap sound.

Excellent cd casette player. Panasonic rx-d 55 aeg-kexcellent quality cd component system, unlike some other cd cassette players available this is one of the better unitsyou can get at a reasonable price, it certainly punches above it’s weight when it comes to volume and sound quality,it even maintains excellent sound at full volume, not that you need to have it up full as it’s very loud for such a small player, it was smaller than i thought it would be, but despite it being a small compact unit it still packs the kind of punch you’d expect to get from much larger systems, it has the type of sound quality you’d normally only get from a hi fi separates system, so it’s very surprising how such a small player like this can produce such a great sound, it’s also well feature packed, it has a good weight to it despite it’s small size. Buy one while you still can.

I am 100% delighted with this portable stereo. I am 100% delighted with this portable stereo, the sound is fantastic and the construction is the besti have ever had regarding a portable unit. I play a lot of cassette tapes, they sound just as good on thismachine as they did in the 80s. I fully recommend this as a star buy. Its worth paying a little extra toachieve the quality that panasonic have provided.

I was impressed with the tone although it was no more than i expected panasonic may cost more but through my life i have had so many of their products and have never been disappointed with the purchase.

Amazing sound and loved having a remote again. Just a shame it doesn’t support bluetooth.

Amazing sound and loved having a remote again. Just a shame it doesn’t support bluetooth.

Appears to be pretty robust/solid stereo and pleased with the sound quality.

Excellent cd casette player. Panasonic rx-d 55 aeg-kexcellent quality cd component system, unlike some other cd cassette players available this is one of the better unitsyou can get at a reasonable price, it certainly punches above it’s weight when it comes to volume and sound quality,it even maintains excellent sound at full volume, not that you need to have it up full as it’s very loud for such a small player, it was smaller than i thought it would be, but despite it being a small compact unit it still packs the kind of punch you’d expect to get from much larger systems, it has the type of sound quality you’d normally only get from a hi fi separates system, so it’s very surprising how such a small player like this can produce such a great sound, it’s also well feature packed, it has a good weight to it despite it’s small size. Buy one while you still can.

I was impressed with the tone although it was no more than i expected panasonic may cost more but through my life i have had so many of their products and have never been disappointed with the purchase.

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