For the Japanese Market Only:
JVC Releases Alneo XA-HD500 Studio Quality Digital Audio Player
Featuring JVC's Unique Audio Quality Enhancing Technology
Built-in 1-inch Hard Drive Enables World's Longest
Victor Company of Japan, Ltd. (JVC) will release the alneo XA-HD500 digital audio player featuring
JVC's unique K2 technology and the studio tuning for high fidelity reproduction of compressed music
files. The XA-HD500 has a built-in 1-inch hard drive and is capable of a world-leading approximately
30 hours of continuous playback.
*1: According to JVC research of digital audio players with built-in 1-inch hard drive as of September 15, 2005.
(Based on 64 kbps bit rate and 44.1 kHz sampling frequency of MP3 file playback with backlight and sound mode
1. Studio quality digital audio player featuring JVC's unique audio quality enhancing
The XA-HD500 is equipped with JVC's CC Converter to improve sound quality from
compressed audio files using JVC's unique K2 Technology for creating high-fidelity sound
and featured in JVC's Hi-Fi components. The CC Converter reclaims audio information lost
during compression to WMA or MP3 format, enabling a more natural audio playback
Victor Studio recording engineers, who are experts in music software for original master
sound recordings, have helped design the audio tuning in the XA-HD500, combining high
fidelity the inner-ear headphones that feature powerful neodymium driver units. The
recording engineers created audio quality that faithfully reproduces the intent of the artist.
Approximately 30 Hours for Digital Audio Players
Continuous Playback of
September 15, 2005
(S: silver, B: black)