Aiwa AD-R470
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Dolby HXPro Full Logic Metal Tape

This Aiwa AD-R470 is a auto-reverse stereo cassette deck with Dolby B/C and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was first sold by Aiwa in 1988 with a list price of USD $250 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Aiwa AD-R470 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven auto reverse 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-R470 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the AD-R470 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the AD-R470 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

Historic events

1988 Sony begins producing VHS recorders
1989 Commodore announces that 1 million Amiga computers have been sold.

Features of Aiwa AD-R470

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
Full Logic Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Reverse Quick Auto Reverse Auto Shutoff Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Single Capsŧan Transport (x2)

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