Advent 201A
Dolby B NR

The Advent 201A is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was introduced by Advent in 1977 with a recommended retail price of USD $339 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Advent 201A are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection with support for normal and chrome tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical of this deck is the 70's top loading layout with the cassette compartiment located on the center of the deck. Tape eject is operated mechanically and the cassette needs to be placed with the side to be played facing forward in the cassette well.

Level meters used on the 201A is a single analog needle VU reading meter. Mechanical transport controls for reliable 201A transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the 201A by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1977 The movie "Star Wars" is released, revealing special effects, and film technology never before seen by the general public.
1978 Introduction of the laserdisc player, using technology invented already in the 1960s

Features of Advent 201A

Connectors
Connectivity
AC Power Cord / Plug
Controls
Controls
Stereo / Mono input selector
Display
Display
Analog Needle Meter 3-Digıt Mechanical Counter
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Center Top Loading Wood Case Black Finish
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls Master Record Level Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Type Selection Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
1x Motor Mechanism Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

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