Dolby B NR Super-D Wired Remote Control Full Logic Metal Tape

The OTTO RD-D60 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and Super-d noise reduction, it was introduced by OTTO in 1982.

The main features of the OTTO RD-D60 are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and metal 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 RD-D60 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the RD-D60 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the RD-D60 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies. The Sanyo Super-D noise reduction system is a compander circuit intended to compress and expand the audio signal to reduce noise. In the RD-D60 It operates in two divisions, medium low band and medium high band.

To make live recordings this deck has 2 microphone inputs to connect microphones with a jack connector. For undisturbed listening a jack connector for a pair of stereo headphones is supplied. Connection to other audio components for plaback can be achieved by a RCA cable and recording from a source by a RCA cable. All main transport commands can be issued remotely with a wired remote control.

Compact Cassette
  • Full Auto Stop
  • IC Logic Control System
  • Metal
  • AMSS (Automatic Music Select System)

Historic events

1982 Sony launched the CDP-101 in Japan

Features of OTTO RD-D60

2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones Wired Remote Control
Track Indicator 3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Cassette Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Front Loading
Compact Cassette
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Super-D Noise Reduction
Music Scan Full Logic Transport Control Timer Recording/Playback Record Mute
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Manual Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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