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JVC CD-1636

Portable Stereo Cassette Deck (1976)

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JVC CD-1636


Sen-Alloy head for long service life, coreless DC motor drive for stable playback, Super ANRS for vastly improving the linearity of cassette tape at high frequencies and eliminating tape hiss.

Powered by mains or battery power and incorporating a built-in speaker.


Type: 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

Motor: DC coreless

Tape Type: type I, CrO2

Noise Reduction: ANRS

Frequency Response: 25Hz to 18kHz  (Cr02 tape)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 62dB  (ANRS)

Wow and Flutter: 0.08%

Total Harmonic Distortion: 1.2%

Input: 78mV (line), 0.14mV (mic)

Output: 0.5V (line)

Semiconductors: 5 x IC, 35 x transistors, 29 x diodes, 1 x SCR

Dimensions: 14-1/4 x 3-7/8 x 9-1/2 inches

Weight: 11.5lbs

Year: 1976



re: CD-1636

Thanks for the manuals. machine appears to work great, but now I can check specs / freq response.
This is a great site. How do I donate?

Still Working CD-1635

After not use it in ten year, standing in a room in a summer house with no heating in Winter, it works fine after I clean the heads. Thanks for the manual. Juni 2012 /Carl

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