Aiwa AD-F220
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Soft Touch Metal Tape

This Aiwa AD-F220 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was first sold by Aiwa in 1983 and discontinued 3 years later in 1986.

The main features of the Aiwa AD-F220 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical front loading cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on the left side 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 AD-F220 are digital LED peak reading meters. Soft-touch controls for fast and easy transport function selection of the AD-F220.

Dolby C-type used in the AD-F220 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type.

To make live recordings this deck has 2 microphone inputs to connect microphones with a jack connector. For undisturbed listening a jack connector for a pair of stereo headphones is supplied. Connection to other audio components for plaback can be achieved by a RCA cable and recording from a source by a RCA cable.

Compact Cassette
  • DX Head
  • Micro Grain Capstan

Historic events

1983 Mario Bros. is first released by Nintendo in Japan as an arcade game about an Italian-American plumber
1984 The first episode of the Miami Vice television crime drama series, premiered on NBC.
1985 Microsoft announces Windows 1.0.
1986 Nintendo releases its first video game console for the home, NES (Nintendo Entertainment System).

Features of Aiwa AD-F220

Calibration
Calibration
Bias Fine Tune
Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
Digital LED Peak-Reading Meters 3-Digıt Mechanical Counter
Electronics
Electronics
Normal Frequency Bias Oscillator Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Soft Touch Transport Control Record Mute
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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