Marantz PMD200
Wired Remote Control

This Marantz PMD200 is a mono cassette deck, it was first sold by Marantz in 1981 with a recommended retail price of USD $195 and discontinued 4 years later in 1985.

The main features of the Marantz PMD200 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection and capable of handling 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 right 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 PMD200 is a single analog needle VU reading meter. Mechanical transport controls for reliable PMD200 transport function selection. 9,5 cm/s faster recording/playback speed used in the PMD200 offers extended frequency response, increased dynamic range and transient response. PMD200.

For undisturbed listening a jack connector for a pair of mono headphones is supplied. All main transport commands can be issued remotely with a wired remote control.

Compact Cassette
  • Super Hard Permalloy Head
  • Four Way Power
  • Total Shut Off

Historic events

1981 NASA launches first Space Shuttle.
1982 Commodore announces the Commodore 64 computer.
1983 Publication of MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) standard, a protocol which allows electronic instruments and other digital musical tools to communicate with each other.
1984 Seiko Instruments U.S.A. Inc. displays the first wristwatch computer, with a 10-character, 4-line LCD.
1985 Live Aid, a day-long global concert broadcast that raised money for humanitarian efforts in Africa.

Features of Marantz PMD200

Connectors
Connectivity
Headphones 1 Microphone Input Wired Remote Control External Speaker Jack
Display
Display
Analog Needle Meter 3-Digıt Mechanical Counter
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Shoulder Strap Connector Top Loading Orientation Right Black Finish
Compact Cassette
General
Portable Built-in Monitor Speaker Built-in Condenser Microphone Mono
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Controls
Operation
Battery Check Mechanical Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Battery Powered External DC Power Supply
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Tone Control Master Record Level Control Headphone Volume Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s 3¾ ips - 9.52 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

Similar to Marantz PMD200 from the period 1981 - 1985

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