Marantz PMD501
Full Logic

The Marantz PMD501 is a stereo cassette deck, it was introduced by Marantz in 1997 and discontinued 8 years later in 2005.

The main features of the Marantz PMD501 are:, analog 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection with support for normal and chrome tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical front loading cassette deck 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 PMD501 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the PMD501 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

For undisturbed listening a jack connector for a pair of stereo headphones is supplied.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1997 MultiMediaCard (MMC) flash memory memory card standard unveiled by Siemens AG and SanDisk
1998 Memory Stick, a removable flash memory card format, launched by Sony
1999 Introduction of Digital8 (or D8), a consumer digital videotape format developed by Sony.
2000 Windows 2000 is released
2001 Microsoft releases Windows XP.
2002 Nakamichi went into bankruptcy protection.
2003 Memory Stick PRO, a removable flash memory card format, launched by Sony and SanDisk

Features of Marantz PMD501

Connectors
Connectivity
Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
19-Inch EIA Rack Mounting Orientation Left Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
4 Track / 2 Channel
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading

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