Pioneer CT-S610
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Dolby HXPro Full Logic Metal Tape 3 Head

This Pioneer CT-S610 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B/C and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was first sold by Pioneer in 1992 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $350.

The main features of the Pioneer CT-S610 are: 3 heads and no off-tape monitoring to save production cost, digital tape counter with 4 digits, tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes.

Typical front loading cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on the left side of the deck.

Level meters used on the CT-S610 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the CT-S610 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the CT-S610 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type. The Dolby HX PRO system provides precise bias control during recording to reduce distortion and improve linearity in the high-frequency range, the result is recorded sound that is highly faithful to the original. 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 CT-S610 filters out the pilot signal, and assuring proper Dolby processing of FM stereo programs.

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

1992 Philips launched the DCC (Digital Compact Cassette) format

Features of Pioneer CT-S610

Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading Meters 4-Digıt Digital Counter
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left Champagne Finish Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction MPX Filter Dolby-C Noise Reduction Dolby HX Pro®
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff

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