Eumig Metropolitan CCD
Wired Remote Control Full Logic 3 Head

The Eumig Metropolitan CCD is a stereo cassette deck, it was introduced by Eumig in 1978 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $1,300 and discontinued 4 years later in 1982.

The main features of the Eumig Metropolitan CCD are: 3 heads and no off-tape monitoring to save production cost, analog 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection with support for normal and chrome tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical of this deck is the 70's top loading layout with the cassette compartiment located on the left side of the deck. Tape eject is operated mechanically and the cassette needs to be placed with the side to be played facing forward in the cassette well.

Level meters used on the Metropolitan CCD are analog needle VU reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the Metropolitan CCD let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

All main transport commands can be issued remotely with a wired remote control.

Compact Cassette
  • Three Head System
  • Optoelectronic Capstan Control

Historic events

1978 Introduction of the laserdisc player, using technology invented already in the 1960s
1979 Sony introduced the Walkman
1980 Dolby C Noise Reduction introduced by Dolby Laboratories.
1981 Dave Smith proposes the Universal Synthesizer Interface that would become the MIDI standard in 1983.
1982 Seiko introduced the world’s first TV watch.

Features of Eumig Metropolitan CCD

Wired Remote Control
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Orientation Left Top Loading Black Finish
Compact Cassette
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Full Logic Transport Control
Tape Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

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