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Technics RS-BX606

Stereo Cassette Deck (1991-92)

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Technics RS-BX606

Specifications

Type: 3-head, single compact cassette deck

Track System: 4-track, 2-channel stereo

Tape Speed: 4.76 cm/s

Heads: 1 x combination record/playback, 1 x erase

Motor: 1 x capstan, 1 x reel

Tape Type: type I, CrO2, Metal

Noise Reduction: B, C, HX Pro

Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz  (Metal tape)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 74dB  (dolby C)

Wow and Flutter: 0.05%

Input: 60mV (line)

Output: 0.4V (line)

Dimensions: 430 x 125 x 300mm

Weight: 4.3kg

Finish: black

Year: 1992

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Reviewed May 01st, 2019 by vglory88

I find the sound life-like, and recording (with HX Pro engaged) as accurate as that of my top model Denon. This is an excellent value cassette deck.

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Reviewed Jan 25th, 2016 by ilkkasuni

The RS-BX606 either has or lacks many features, hinting this tape deck is not to be taken seriously. 3-head deck with just one capstan, bias adjust only, no HX Pro, no backlit cassette compartment, mechanical cassette door...

But what this deck has and does, is well placed and well done. Surprisingly pleasant audio, from low tones to the high. By the ear, very good frequency response. For the optimal recording experience, there is the 2-range level indicator with peak hold, even though with just 1 dB deviation. The display is very clear and informative, and the buttons are logically placed: fun to use even in a dim-lit room.

 

Comments

re: RS-BX606

Ive had this deck for a while and have used it to play pre-recorded cassettes flawlessly. I tried to record with it from vinyl and one channel records lower than the other. I saw a review of the Sony TC-K590 where the reviewer had the same problem with that deck. Is there a way I can get both Left and Right channels to record evenly. Maybe demagnetising or cleaning of the heads. Or does it need to be repaired. As I said it plays pre-recorded cassettes very well.

I found the problem. I coudnt find the record balance control. I made a successful recording tonight and it turned out great. On a used TDK CDing 90 tape. Both channels recorded equally.

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