Philips DCC 170 - Digital Compact Cassette
The Philips DCC machines are Digital versions of Compact Cassette. IE they can record digitally onto a special DCC tape whilst also maintaining backward compatibility with the popular Compact Cassette standard. By this I mean it would play back standard analogue cassettes but would not record onto them.
It was developed by Philips and Matsushita and introduced in late 1992.
It was a competitor to MiniDisc (MD) and Digital Audio Tape (DAT), but never became popular with the general public and therfore was consigned to the tech bin forever more.
We have a Philips DCC170 which is a portable device. The specifications are as follows :
- Studio Recording Quality from digital or analogue sources
- Unified input jack for coaxial/optical digital, microphone and line sources
- Plays analog cassettes with Dolby B
- DCC text display with scroll
- Track selection by title
- Remote control in headphone cord
- Dynamic Bass Boost
- Optical digital output for connection to HiFi system
- Rechargeable NiCd battery pack
- Also supplied with AC/DC adapter, coaxial digital cable, HiFi cable and carrying case
DCC to CD Conversion
Pure Energy has a specialist AV department that can offer DCC to CD conversion and supply the converted files to either WAV, MP3 or CD Audio formats.
For more information see our : DCC to CD conversion service page
Date of Manufacture: 1992
Quantity Available: 1
Working Condition: Working
Physical Condition: Very Good
Original Box: Yes