Pioneer CT-S620
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Dolby HXPro Full Logic Metal Tape 3 Head

This Pioneer CT-S620 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B/C and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was first sold by Pioneer in 1993 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $350.

The main features of the Pioneer CT-S620 are: 3 heads and off-tape monitoring, digital linear tape counter with 4 digits, automatic tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven dual-capstan transport.

Typical front loading cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on the center of the deck. Tape loading/unloading is operated motorized and the cassette needs to be placed with the side to be played facing forward in the cassette well.

Level meters used on the CT-S620 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the CT-S620 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

To ensure the best response from the wide variety of tapes available adjustment of, bias, equalization and sensitivity, to optimum levels can be performed prior to recording.

Dolby C-type used in the CT-S620 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-S620 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
  • Slanted Mechanism
  • 3 Head System
  • Reference Master Mechanism
  • ATLC (Automatic Tape Loose Canceler)
  • Centre Mount Design
  • Super Auto BLE
  • Dolby HX Pro
  • Fine Grain Capstan Bearing

Historic events

1993 Intel introduces the "Pentium" processing chip.

Features of Pioneer CT-S620

Calibration
Calibration
Auto Bias Calibration 15kHz Test Tone 400Hz Test Tone Auto Level Calibration Auto Equalizer Calibration
Connectors
Connectivity
AC Power Cord / Plug System Remote-Control Input CD Synchro RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones System Remote-Control Output
Display
Display
Linear Tape Counter Display On/Off Digital Peak-Reading Meters 4-Digıt Digital Counter Remaining Time
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection High Frequency Bias Oscillator
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Center Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Source/Tape Metal Tape Cassette Back Lighting Chrome Tape Normal Tape
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction Dolby HX Pro® MPX Filter
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Real-Time Tape Monitoring Music Scan CD Synchro Start Timer Recording/Playback Record Mute Auto-Space
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Master Record Level Control Record Level Balance Control Headphone Volume Control
Feet
Shock Absorbtion
Cassette Stabilizer Acoustic Isolating Feet
Limited Finish
Special Finish
Gold Plated Input/Output Jacks Gold-Plated Headphone Jack
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Automatic Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Motorized Tape Loading 3x Motor Mechanism Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Auto Shutoff Slack-Tape Takeup Dual-Capstan Transport

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