Aiwa AD-F350
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Full Logic Metal Tape

The Aiwa AD-F350 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was introduced by Aiwa in 1985 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $190 and discontinued 2 years later in 1987.

The main features of the Aiwa AD-F350 are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, automatic tape type selection with support for 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-F350 are digital LED peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the AD-F350 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the AD-F350 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
  • Automatic Tape Select
  • DX Head
  • Automatic Record Mute
  • Led Optical Display
  • Metal
  • Full Logic Operation
  • 8 Point Peak Program Meter

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-F350

Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Display
Display
Digital LED Peak-Reading Meters 3-Digıt Mechanical Counter
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Metal Tape Chrome Tape Normal Tape
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Record Mute Auto-Space
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Automatic Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

Similar to Aiwa AD-F350 from the period 1985 - 1987

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