Philips N2521
Dolby B NR Dynamic Noise Limiter (DNL)

This Philips N2521 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and DNL noise reduction, it was first sold by Philips in 1977 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Philips N2521 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection and capable of handling normal tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical front loading cassette deck 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 N2521 are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable N2521 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the N2521 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 N2521 works on playback only and reduces noise by as much as 10 dB.

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

1977 The Commodore PET home computer is released.
1978 Nintendo releases its first video game, Computer Othello.

Features of Philips N2521

Connectors
Connectivity
DIN Input/Output Connector
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Right Top Loading Black Finish Front Loading
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
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

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