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Aiwa AD-F880

Three Head Stereo Cassette Recorder (1989)

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Aiwa AD-F880


The AD-F880 is a quality 3-head deck with a variety of advanced features for superb high fidelity performance.

The 3-head design incorporates Aiwa's super DX recording and playback heads which feature cores wound with PC-OCC copper wire having ultra high conductivity for greater musical resolution.

The diecast alloy Bias Shield Head Block minimizes interference between the recording and playback heads.

Aiwa's original micro-grain surfaced dual capstan drive improves tape transport performance, while the AMTS damps out resonance for clearer sound reproduction.


Type: 3-head, single compact cassette deck

Track System: 4-track, 2-channel stereo

Tape Speed: 4.8 cm/s

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

Motor: 1 x reel, 1 x capstan

Tape Type: type I, Cr02, Metal

Noise Reduction: B, C

Frequency Response: 20Hz to 19kHz  (Metal tape)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 73dB  (dolby C)

Wow and Flutter: 0.035%

Input: 50mV (line)

Output: 0.45V (line)

Dimensions: 430 x 126 x 317mm

Weight: 5.2kg

Year: 1988


flyer   English -

service manual   English Nihongo -

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Reviewed Mar 03rd, 2015 by inunomac

A very good cassette Deck, very complete , Excellent calibration recording. Recordings detailed in METAL cassettes. Five stars

Reviewed Jan 29th, 2015 by azlake

this is a secret treasure ! equals aiwa's xk-005 model



re: AD-F880

any one know the belt sizes for the ad-f880 ? thanks

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