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Nakamichi 600

Two Head Stereo Cassette Console (1975-79)

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Nakamichi 600


Do we make fantastic claims for a two-head cassette deck? Perhaps so, but they are, in reality, guaranteed minimum specifications for the Nakamichi Model 600 Cassette Console.

The 600 is yet another example of Nakamichi's philosophy: to challenge the unimaginable; to do only that which only Nakamichi can do.

Like other Nakamichi cassette decks the 600 offers performance associated not too long ago with only top quality open reel tape decks, and from this standpoint it represents a high value, per dollar investment.

The best part, though, is that the 600 is only the beginning of a new series of Nakamichi products (including the Model 610 Control Preamplifier) that will permit a degree of creative flexibility never before attainable with non-professional tape recording equipment, cassette or open reel.

If you find the features and performance slightly difficult to believe, please examine and audition a Nakamichi 600 in the very near future.


Type: 2-head, single compact cassette deck

Track System: 4-track, 2-channel stereo

Tape Speed: 4.76 cm/s

Heads: 1 x record/playback, 1 x erase

Tape Type: type I, CrO2

Noise Reduction: B

Frequency Response: 40Hz to 18kHz  (Cr02 tape)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 65dB  (dolby B)

Wow and Flutter: 0.12%

Total Harmonic Distortion: 1.5%

Input: 60mV (line)

Output: 0.58V (line)

Semiconductors: 57 x transistors, 27 x diodes, 1 x IC

Dimensions: 400 x 170 x 237mm

Weight: 6.5kg

Year: 1975


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re: 600

This top-loader looks amazing, im in love.. Too bad its kind of too expensive

re: 600

the sound on the machine is pretty good, Ipicked up a very good one on Ebay for $200.
well worth it.

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