Philips N2511
Dolby B NR Dynamic Noise Limiter (DNL)

This Philips N2511 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and DNL noise reduction, it was first sold by Philips in 1976 and discontinued 2 years later in 1978.

The main features of the Philips N2511 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 N2511 are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable N2511 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the N2511 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies. Unlike the various Dolby systems, which require encoding and decoding, the Dynamic noise limiter (DNL) used by Philips in the N2511 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. For undisturbed listening a DIN connector for a pair of stereo headphones is supplied. Connection to other audio components for plaback can be achieved by a cable and recording from a source by a cable.

Compact Cassette
  • HiFi

Historic events

1976 Elcaset audio format introduced by Sony as an improvement to compact cassettes.
1977 AT&T completes it prototype of cell phone technology.
1978 Nintendo releases its first video game, Computer Othello.

Features of Philips N2511

Connectors
Connectivity
1 Stereo Microphone Input Headphones DIN Input/Output Connector
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Right Top Loading Black Finish
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction DNL Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

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