Aiwa AD-F250
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Soft Touch Metal Tape

The Aiwa AD-F250 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was introduced by Aiwa in 1985 with a recommended retail price of USD $150 and discontinued 2 years later in 1987.

The main features of the Aiwa AD-F250 are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, automatic tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and metal tapes.

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-F250 are digital LED peak reading meters. Soft-touch controls for fast and easy transport function selection of the AD-F250.

Dolby C-type used in the AD-F250 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type.

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

Historic events

1985 Live Aid, a day-long global concert broadcast that raised money for humanitarian efforts in Africa.
1986 Pixar founded by Edwin Catmull, Alvy Ray Smith and Steve Jobs.
1987 Sony launched DAT (Digital Audio Tape) as a new audio tape standard

Features of Aiwa AD-F250

RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital LED Peak-Reading Meters
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Orientation Left Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Soft Touch Transport Control Record Mute
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Normal Tape Capabılity Automatic Tape Type Selection Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

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