FAQ - Digital compact cass recorder


GENERAL INFORMATION
. Portable Digital Compact Cassette Player
. Capable of being recorded on and played back just like
  the music cassette
. Plays music digitally on a new design, new stile audio
  cassette. it produces digital sound of high dynamic range
  and compact disc quality
. Incorporates the latest 18-bit DCC technology
. High sound quality is guaranteed by sophisticated CIRC
  error correction circuitry and PASC coding
. Multimedia prepared, having a computer connector at the
  rear side.
. Optional multimedia kit:
  - ''DCC-LINK'': interface adapter for connection to the
    parallel port of personal computers
  - ''DCC-STUDIO'' diskette: a windows software package for
    editing and compiling DCC tapes with your PC.
  - ''DCC-BACKUP'' diskette: a software package for storing
    up to 500 MB of files from your PC on DCC.

AUDIO TAPE DECK
Channel separation         : >90 dB
Dynamic range              : 92 dB
S/N ratio                  : 85 dB
S/N ratio compact cassette : >50 dB
THD                        : <0.003%

. You can play our valuable collection of compact cassettes
  straightaway on DCC set
. Direct track access is available through track selection by
  track title
. The 36 channel thin-film head provides audio signals for
  both channels both in digital and analogue mode without
  rotating. The fixed head ensures a high reliability and
  smooth side A/B change
. DBB (Dynamic Bass Boost) enhance the bass reproduction

AUDIO/SOUND
Frequency response : 5-20,000 Hz

OPERATION/CONTROLS
. Remote control (SBC6270) provides ease of basic operation
  while on the move
. The set is equipped with the convenience of ''wake-up'' and
  ''autopower-off'' functions. By pressing such keys as ''FF'',
  ''Rew'' and ''Play'' power switches on automatically
. For optimum convenience and ease of use, the set switches
  automatically between sampling frequencies (32 kHz, 44.1
  kHz, 48 kHz). In addition, automatically switching between
  DCC and analogue cassette is provided. The automatic tape
  selector selects between normal/CrO2/metal for analogue
  cassettes.
. The DCC175 accepts digital coaxial/ optical inputs directly
  for encoding and recording on tape: no record level setting
  is needed.
  For microphone and line inputs, record level setting is easy
  because both ALC (Auto Level Control) and manual setting are
  available
. The DCC170 writes digital markers in the cassette''s
  auxiliary track to allow easy track access and optimal
  autoreverse control.
. Multi function meter indicates recording/playback level
  meter for DCC and current tape position and tape running
  direction during search.

CONTROLS:
. Front + top:
  Counter, Time, Text, MKR mode, MKR write, Play/side,
  Stop/off, open, Rec pause, Fast forward/skip forward,
  Rewind/skip back
. Left side:
  Rev. mode, Dolby NR, Dynamic Bass Boost, Volume, Phones/
  remote
. Right side:
  Hold, Mic/line, Rec mode, Rec level, Digital/mic line in
. Back side:
  DC in 6V, Digital (optical)/line out, Computer

CONNECTIONS
Unified in               : 3.5 mm (digital coaxial/optical,
                           microphone, line):
Computer                 : Connection socket for interfacing with
                           PC via the optional 'DCC-LINK'
DC in                    : 6V
Digital optical/line out : 3.5 mm
Phones/remote            : 3.5 mm

MISCELLANEOUS
Weight             : 420g (incl. rechargeable battery)
                     325g (excl. rechargeable battery)
Dimensions (wxhxd) : 110.6x36.5x99.5 mm

Power requirements
. Battery        : SBC6434 rechargeable
                   battery pack
. Playback time  : Approx. 2.5 hours (DCC)
                   Approx. 3.5 hours (compact cassette)
. Recharging time: Approx. 3 hours
. External       : 6V DC
  /00 (SBC6619/30)   220-230 V AC TO 6V DC
  /05 (SBC6619/35)   240 V AC TO 6V DC
  /17 (SBC6619/47)   120 V AC TO 6V DC
  /06 (SBC6619/36)   100 V AC TO 6V DC
  /01 (SBC6619/31)   120/230 V AC TO 6V DC
  /10 (SBC6619/40)   230-240 V AC TO 6V DC

. To conserve the battery, the set will, when not being used,
  switch off automatically in case no buttons are operated
  within a three minutes period.
. The NiCD rechargeable battery pack can be charged outside
  the player in a quick and efficient way via the
  AC-adaptor/charger unit.

Accessories
. AC/DC adaptor with charger (SBC6619)
. Rechargeable battery (SBC6434)
. In-ear headphones (SBC3179)
. For /17 only (over-head) headphones (SBC3184)
. Remote control (SBC6270)
. HiFi connection cord
. Carrying case
. Coaxial digital cable (SBC1275)
. Optional: Active speakers
            Optical digital cable (SBC1270)
            Car cassette adaptor/cigarette lighter adaptor
            Stereo microphones
            Connection cable PC-DCC (PCA10DC)





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