FiiO Introduces CP13 Portable Cassette Tape Player for Analog Enthusiasts


FiiO, a renowned manufacturer in the audio industry, has unveiled its latest offering, the CP13 portable cassette tape player, in China. With a focus on delivering high-quality analog sound, the CP13 is designed to cater to the needs of analog enthusiasts seeking an authentic listening experience.


The CP13 boasts a retro-styled aluminum body and is equipped with advanced features aimed at enhancing the playback of cassette tapes. Utilizing a high-quality tape head with a balanced circuit, the device ensures optimal signal-to-noise ratio and minimal jitter, resulting in a pure analog sound reproduction.


In response to the resurgence of interest in analog music formats, FiiO has developed the CP13 to meet the demands of enthusiasts who appreciate the unique characteristics of cassette tapes. The player is compatible with Type I to IV cassette tapes and incorporates a heavy copper flywheel driven by a stabilized motor to reduce jitter and pitch errors during playback.


To amplify the analog audio signal, the CP13 utilizes high-performance op amps, including the LTA8092 and JRC5532, ensuring low distortion and superior sound quality. Additionally, the device features a rechargeable lithium battery and USB-C charging port for convenience.


Measuring 4.72 x 3.48 x 1.25 inches and weighing 10.9 ounces, the CP13 combines portability with durability, making it an ideal choice for on-the-go listening. Currently available in China for 699 yuan (~$97), the CP13 is expected to be launched in international markets in spring 2024, although pricing details for overseas sales have yet to be disclosed.

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