Pioneer CT-620
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo

The Pioneer CT-620 is a auto-reverse stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was introduced by Pioneer in 1979 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Pioneer CT-620 are:, analog 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection with support for normal and chrome tapes, belt driven auto reverse transport.

Typical front loading cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on the left side of the deck. Tape eject is operated mechanically and the cassette needs to be placed directly over the head block. Additionally the heads can be easilly accessed for cleaning.

Level meters used on the CT-620 are generic digital peak reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable CT-620 transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the CT-620 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type.

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

Historic events

1979 The first commercial fully automated 1G (First Generation) cellular network was launched in Japan by NTT
1980 Worldwide sale of Rubik's Cube starts.

Features of Pioneer CT-620

2 Mono Microphone Inputs AC Power Cord / Plug Headphones RCA Input/Output Connectors
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Cassette Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Front Loading
Compact Cassette
Head Configuration
4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Mechanical Transport Control
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Chrome Tape Capabılity Normal Tape Capabılity
Auto Reverse Auto Shutoff Direct Loading Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Single Capsŧan Transport (x2)

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