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Philips DCC 170 - Digital Compact Cassette

Philips DCC 170 - Digital Compact Cassette

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  • Date of Manufacture: 1992
  • Quantity Available: 1
  • Working Condition: Working
  • Physical Condition: Very Good
  • Original Box: Yes
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

Hire Charges

Hire Charges

We currently do not have our charges listed online, but we are happy to quote you by phone. Please call us on 01440 709794 and we'll be happy to help.

Minimum Order Charge

We do have a minimum order charge of £50 (excluding delivery) for all hires. This is to cover the time involved in organising and dispatching a single small item. Sorry :-(


New clients are required to pay in advance by BACS or credit card. Repeat customers can open a credit account with us on 30 days terms.

Multiple Items & Job Lots

If you're looking to fit out an entire set and need many items, we are happy to quote a discounted rate based on the quantity of items.

Dry Hire

The term dry hire means to hire an item without having a technician supplied to support it. Most of our small items are available to dry hire, but some of the more complicated equipment that require specialist knowledge are not. In these cases we will deliver the item(s) personally and set them up for you. Please call us for a quotation based on the hire period and location.

Philips DCC 170 - Digital Compact Cassette Prop For Hire


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