Can hold 5 discs. Discs can be added or removed while 1 disc continues to play. Well built. Heavier than typical multi-disc cd players. It weighs 15 pounds. It's Digital to Analog converter is the Phillips TDA 1541A, which is well thought of in the audiophile community for being one of the better sounding D/A converters. Its controls work well. Its price when new was over $600. A remote control unit is not included.