Advent 202
Dolby B NR

This Advent 202 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Advent in 1974 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $150 and discontinued 4 years later in 1978.

The main features of the Advent 202 are: 1 head, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection and capable of handling 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.

Mechanical transport controls for reliable 202 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the 202 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1974 The Waffle Trainer is introduced, quickly becoming the best-selling training shoe in the U.S.
1975 TDK unveiled its SA (Super Avilyn) line of tapes, the first nonchrome high-bias tape.
1976 Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniack incorporate the Apple computer company.
1977 Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak exhibiting the first Apple II
1978 The first satellite in the modern Navstar Global Positioning System (GPS) is launched.

Features of Advent 202

3-Digıt Mechanical Counter
Cassette Exterior
Orientation Center Top Loading Black Finish
Compact Cassette
Head Configuration
1 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Mechanical Transport Control
Output-Level Control
Tape Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

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