Philips N2229
Wired Remote Control

This Philips N2229 is a stereo cassette deck, it was first sold by Philips in 1976 and discontinued 3 years later in 1979.

The main features of the Philips N2229 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 N2229 is a single analog needle VU reading meter. Mechanical transport controls for reliable N2229 transport function selection.

Connection to other audio components for plaback can be achieved by a cable and recording from a source by a cable. All main transport commands can be issued remotely with a wired remote control.

Compact Cassette
  • Long Life Heads

Historic events

1976 Sony first publicly demonstrated an optical digital audio disc
1977 The movie "Star Wars" is released, revealing special effects, and film technology never before seen by the general public.
1978 Introduction of the laserdisc player, using technology invented already in the 1960s
1979 Demonstration of the first CD prototype codenamed “Pinkeltje” by Philips to the worldpress in Eindhoven

Features of Philips N2229

Connectors
Connectivity
External Speaker Connector DIN Input/Output Connector Wired Remote Control
Display
Display
Analog Needle Meter 3-Digıt Mechanical Counter
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Top Loading Orientation Right Black Finish
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo Built-in Monitor Speaker Postfading Built-in Condenser Microphone
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record End of Tape Indicator
Controls
Operation
Battery Check Mechanical Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Battery Powered
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Tone Control Auto Record Level Master Record Level Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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