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Auto Reverse Cassette Deck (1989)

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Type: auto reverse, 2-head, single compact cassette deck

Track System: 4-track, 2-channel stereo

Tape Speed: 4.8 cm/s

Heads: 1 x record/playback, 1 x erase

Tape Type: type I, Cr02, Metal

Noise Reduction: B, C, HX Pro

Frequency Response: 20Hz to 17kHz  (Metal tape)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 58dB

Wow and Flutter: 0.08%

Total Harmonic Distortion: 1.0%

Input: 80mV (line)

Output: 0.3V (line)

Dimensions: 435 x 115 x 289mm

Weight: 3.8kg

Year: 1989


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Reviewed Jan 26th, 2016 by ilkkasuni

In late-80's, many of us might have skipped a cassette tape deck, providing a high frequency response to just 17 kHz, even though the human ear starts lacking beyond 16 kHz.

I never rated these auto reverse decks as hifi gear. Still, this JVC deck is sufficient for the not-so-demanding ear. Proper functions, too. Quality to the build.

A nice deck, bearable to listen to. Not hifi.



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