Akai CS-732D
Dolby B NR

This Akai CS-732D is a auto-reverse stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Akai in 1978 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $350 and discontinued 2 years later in 1980.

The main features of the Akai CS-732D are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and ferro-chrome 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 CS-732D are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable CS-732D transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the CS-732D by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

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
  • Reverse Recording
  • Quick Reverse
  • Auto Reverse

Historic events

1978 Nintendo releases its first video game, Computer Othello.
1979 Philips introduced the Video 2000-system (also known as 'Video Compact Cassette' or VCC)
1980 3M, Mitsubishi, Sony and Studer each introduce a multitrack digital recorder.

Features of Akai CS-732D

2 Mono Microphone Inputs AC Power Connector (2-Pin) RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
3-Position Direction Selector
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
Stereo Reverse recording
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Record Dolby B Cassette Back Lighting Auto Reverse Direction
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Line / Mic Input Select Mechanical Transport Control
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Individual Input Level Controls Output-Level Control
Tape Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Manual Tape Type Selection Ferro-Chrome Tape Capabılity Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Auto Reverse Quick Auto Reverse Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop Single Capsŧan Transport (x2) Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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