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Rotel RD-400

Stereo Cassette Deck (1981)

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Rotel RD-400

Specifications

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

Tape Type: type I, CrO2, Metal

Noise Reduction: B

Total Harmonic Distortion: 1.5%

Input: 25mV (line), 0.25mV (mic)

Year: 1981

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Reviewed Jan 16th, 2018 by LoungLizzard

When new this was a brilliant deck, probably better than some more hyped machines and on a par with some Akai top-loaders of which I had 1 or 2.
Nakamichi were just an unaffordable dream back then. New belt required, having found a replacement (R/R) head and struggling to get alignment right with ancient scope & wave generator.

 

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re: RD-400

Hopefully a picture or two in the near future.
Still hunting the elusive (main) drive belt, if available anywhere on this planet!

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