Philips N2510
Dynamic Noise Limiter (DNL)

This Philips N2510 is a stereo cassette deck with DNL noise reduction, it was first sold by Philips in 1972 and discontinued 3 years later in 1975.

The main features of the Philips N2510 are:, mechanical 3 digit tape counter and memory stop, automatic tape type selection and capable of handling normal and chrome tapes with automatic equalization selection, 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 N2510 are analog needle VU reading meters with multi-color indication to provide visual saturation level of tape. Mechanical transport controls for reliable N2510 transport function selection.

Unlike the various Dolby systems, which require encoding and decoding, the Dynamic noise limiter (DNL) used by Philips in the N2510 works on playback only and reduces noise by as much as 10 dB.

To make live recordings this deck has 2 microphone inputs to connect a microphone with a DIN connector.

Compact Cassette
  • HiFi

Historic events

1972 Philips introduced the VCR ('Video Cassette Recording') videocassette format.
1973 TDK introduced a replacement for chromium dioxide and named it Avilyn.
1974 The Waffle Trainer is introduced, quickly becoming the best-selling training shoe in the U.S.
1975 Sony launched the Betamax videocassette recording format.

Features of Philips N2510

1 Stereo Microphone Input AC Power Cord / Plug
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters Multi Color Peak-Reading Meters
Cassette Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Right Top Loading
Compact Cassette
Head Configuration
4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
DNL Noise Reduction
Mechanical Transport Control Memory Stop
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Microphone Level Adjust (Left/Right) Master Record Level Control
Tape Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Automatic Tape Equalization Normal Tape Capabılity Automatic Tape Type Selection Chrome Tape Capabılity
Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

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