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Pioneer QT-6600

Quadraphonic Tape Deck (1972-73)

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Pioneer QT-6600


If you can imagine yourself seated in your own music room, enveloped in sound, able to hear the reproduction of the actual reverberations and reflected sounds of the concert hall, you are then well on your way to an appreciation of the stunningly effective sounds of four-channel stereo - as perfected by Pioneer.

Now with the introduction of the QT-6600 quadraphonic stereo tape deck, Pioneer's total system of four-channel stereo is complete. And total surround sound is an affordable reality for you.

The highly advanced QT-6600 offers you the ultimate in four-channel stereo recording and playback, with reproduction on four completely independent channels.

You can play pre-recorded discrete four-channel stereo tapes, or make your own by duplicating recorded tapes or using microphones for live recordings.

The QT-6600 features a one-motor, belt-driven mechanism that combines simplicity with a high level of precision design and stability. And it is perfectly compatible with any stereo system.

If you prefer, you may use the unit for conventional two-channel stereo recording and playback, too, or operate the tape deck with its automatic reverse system, which doubles the length of your musical pleasure.

But no matter which way you choose to use the QT-6600, be prepared for extraordinary sound brilliance.


Track system: auto reverse, 4-track, 4-channel, stereo/monaural system

Heads: 2 x record/playback, 3 x erase

Motor: 4-pole hysteresis synchronous

Reel size: up to 7 inch reel

Equalization: NAB

Tape speeds: 3 34  7 12 ips

Wow and flutter: 0.12% (7 12 ips)

Frequency response: 30Hz to 20kHz (7 12 ips)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 55dB

Input: 30mV (line), 0.3mV (mic)

Output: 0.775V (line)

Semiconductors: 28 x transistors, 7 x diodes

Dimensions: 434 x 478 x 212mm

Weight: 17kg

Year: 1972


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