Philips D6920 MK2
Wired Remote Control Full Logic

This Philips D6920 MK2 is a stereo cassette deck, it was first sold by Philips in 1985 and discontinued 7 years later in 1992.

The main features of the Philips D6920 MK2 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual 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 which is opened by a damped mechanism.

Level meters used on the D6920 MK2 are analog needle VU reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the D6920 MK2 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection. Playback speed may be adjusted with pitch control. Cue and review can be used to easily and quickly locate the beginning of a passage.

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
  • 3 Motor Full Logic
  • Feather Touch Tape Control
  • AV Audio Visual

Historic events

1985 Microsoft announces Windows 1.0.
1986 Nintendo releases its first video game console for the home, NES (Nintendo Entertainment System).
1987 S-VHS (Super VHS) introduction in Japan, an improved version of the VHS standard for consumer video cassette recorders.
1988 Sony begins producing VHS recorders
1989 Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau built the prototype systemwhich became the World Wide Web at CERN.
1990 Dolby S Noise Reduction introduced by Dolby Laboratories.
1991 Apple intrroduces the "QuickTime" multimedia format.
1992 Philips launched the DCC (Digital Compact Cassette) format

Features of Philips D6920 MK2

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs External Speaker Connector AC Power Connector (2-Pin) RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones Wired Remote Control
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Meter Light Switch Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Shoulder Strap Connector Top Loading Orientation Right Black Finish
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo Portable Postfading Built-in Monitor Speaker Built-in Condenser Microphone
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record Play Pause Power
Controls
Operation
Battery Check Full Logic Transport Control Cue / Review Speaker Volume Control Pitch Control Damped Eject
Power
Power Requirements
Battery Powered Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Output Level Controls Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection IEC2 Compliant Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) 3x Motor Mechanism

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