Independent Dual Well Cassette Deck
The Marantz PMD520 sets new standards for innovation and design. Featuring two independent 3-head mechanisms, the PMD520 is designed to provide the audio professional with the most flexible and comprehensive cassette deck available.
Two innovative features of the PMD520 are direct tape insertion/removal and easy servicing. The tape doors have been eliminated so that tapes can be inserted and removed with great efficiency.
Servicing is easy because each mechanism can be completely removed for service while the other remains available for use.
The stationary 3-head mechanisms in the PMD520 allow tape monitoring during recording and provide exceptional recording performance when combined with the automatic tape calibration system.
During continuous recording, the overlap record feature can be activated to ensure uninterrupted recording when going from well to well and deck to deck. The overlap record feature will start the next tape 3 minutes before the current tape ends.
A variety of options are available for remote controlling the PMD520. The Superscope WRC220 wired remote provides complete control for playback, recording, and duplication. A custom remote can be interfaced through the Control I/O port (25-pin set of contact closures). A record/play timer has also been included to start recording or playback automaticallywhen the power is switched on.
In addition to the above, the PMD520 continues the Marantz tradition of offering exceptional high quality and ease of use.
• Fully Independent Operation
• Stationary 3-Head Mechanisms
• Tape Monitoring while Recording
• Direct Tape Insertion/Removal
• Removable Tape Mechanisms
• Simultaneous (Duplication) Recording
• Loop-Through Output for Duplication
• Continuous Recording with 3 Minute Overlap
• Automatic Tape Calibration (Auto Bias) Program
• Normal (1x) and High (2x) Speed Operation
• Recessed Fine Speed Control (± 3%)
• Automatic Rewind
• Record/Play Timer
• Tape Stop Alarm
• Record Mute
• Recessed Record Balance Controls
• Dolby B/C & HX Pro Headroom Extension
• 25-Pin Contact Closure Control Port
• Marantz RC-5 Remote Port (AMX & CrestronCompatible)
• Headphone Jack with Level Control
• Switchable Source for Headphone
• Stereo LED Meters with Peak Hold
• Time Counters with Tape Size Selector
• Large Transport Control Buttons with LED Inset
• Detachable Grounded AC Cord
• Mechanism Dust Covers Included
• Optional Balanced XLR Kit (XLR520PMD)
• One-Piece 3U Rackmount Chassis