Aiwa AD-F500
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Dolby HXPro Full Logic Metal Tape

The Aiwa AD-F500 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B/C and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was introduced by Aiwa in 1992.

The main features of the Aiwa AD-F500 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-F500 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the AD-F500 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the AD-F500 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type. The Dolby HX PRO system provides precise bias control during recording to reduce distortion and improve linearity in the high-frequency range, the result is recorded sound that is highly faithful to the original.

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
  • Bias Fine Tuning
  • Auto Tape Select
  • 2-Motor Full Logic Control
  • AMTS (Anti Modulation Tape Stabilizer)

Historic events

1992 The Atari 2600 is finally discontinued 15 years after its introduction in September 1977

Features of Aiwa AD-F500

Calibration
Calibration
Bias Fine Tune
Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
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
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction Dolby HX Pro®
Controls
Operation
Music Scan Full Logic Transport Control Timer Recording/Playback
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Record Level Balance Control Master Record Level Control
Limited Finish
Special Finish
Gold-Plated Headphone Jack
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
2x Motor Mechanism Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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