Philips N5758
Dolby B NR Direct Drive Metal Tape Full Logic 3 Head

This Philips N5758 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Philips in 1981 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $1,950.

The main features of the Philips N5758 are: 3 heads and off-tape monitoring, mechanical 3 digit tape counter and memory stop, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes with additional manual equalization selection, 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 N5758 are generic digital peak reading meters with peak hold for easy adjustment of optimum recording level. Full-logic transport controls used on the N5758 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection. Cue and review can be used to easily and quickly locate the beginning of a passage.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the N5758 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies. The 19kHz multiplex pilot slgnal present in FM stereo broadcasts can cause false triggering of the noise reduction system. The switchable MPX filter of the N5758 filters out the pilot signal, and assuring proper Dolby processing of FM stereo programs.

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.

Compact Cassette
  • HiFi
  • Direct Drive
  • Fluorescent Meter
  • Solenoid Control
  • 3 Head System
  • Ferrite Heads

Historic events

1981 The Pacman and Donkey Kong video games are written, and go on to become huge hits

Features of Philips N5758

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters Peak Hold Display Brightness Adjustable
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Right 19-Inch EIA Rack Mounting Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo Postfading
Head
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Play Pause Fast Forward Cassette Back Lighting Rewind Stop
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction MPX Filter RIF Filter
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Cue / Review Memory Repeat Memory Stop Real-Time Tape Monitoring Tape Start Memory
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Microphone Level Adjust (Left/Right) Individual Input Level Controls Output-Level Control Master Record Level Control Headphone Balance Control Mix Line + Microphone Signals Headphone Volume Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Equalization Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Solenoid Control (Mechanism) Auto Shutoff Direct Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport

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