Sony TC-RX606ES
Dolby B NR Dolby S Dolby C logo Dolby HXPro Full Logic Wireless Remote Control Metal Tape

This Sony TC-RX606ES is a auto-reverse stereo cassette deck with Dolby B/C/S and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was first sold by Sony in 1993 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $500.

The main features of the Sony TC-RX606ES are: 2 heads, 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 center 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 TC-RX606ES are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the TC-RX606ES 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, sensitivity, to optimum levels can be performed prior to recording.

Dolby S-type noise reduction gives cleaner transient response, provides lower noise levels, both at low and high frequencies, and allows higher signal levels to be recorded safely on the TC-RX606ES. Dolby S-type noise reduction provides 24 dB of high frequency noise reduction plus an additional 10 dB of low frequency noise reduction. 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 TC-RX606ES 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. All main transport commands can be issued remotely with a wireless remote control.

Compact Cassette
  • Ceramic Cassette Holder
  • AMS (Automatic Music Sensor)

Historic events

1993 Intel introduces the "Pentium" processing chip.

Features of Sony TC-RX606ES

Calibration
Calibration
Auto Level Calibration
Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones Wireless Remote Control Receiver
Controls
Controls
3-Position Direction Selector
Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading Meters 4-Digıt Digital Counter
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Center 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 MPX Filter Dolby-S Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction Dolby HX Pro®
Controls
Operation
Music Scan Full Logic Transport Control Timer Recording/Playback Record Mute
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Record Level Balance Control Master Record Level Control
Feet
Shock Absorbtion
Cassette Stabilizer
Limited Finish
Special Finish
Gold-Plated Headphone Jack Gold Plated Microphone Jacks
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Reverse Quick Auto Reverse Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Belt Drive (Capsŧan) 3x Motor Mechanism

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