Alpage AL-110
Dolby B NR Full Logic Metal Tape

This Alpage AL-110 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Alpage in 1979 and discontinued 2 years later in 1981.

The main features of the Alpage AL-110 are: 2 heads, digital tape counter with 3 digits, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome, ferro-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 AL-110 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the AL-110 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the AL-110 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
  • Metal Tape Selector
  • IC Logic Control

Historic events

1979 Nike's Air technology patented by inventor M. Frank Rudy is introduced in the Tailwind running shoe.
1980 Pac-Man arcade game developed by Namco released in Japan.
1981 Dave Smith proposes the Universal Synthesizer Interface that would become the MIDI standard in 1983.

Features of Alpage AL-110

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Digital Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters Meters Peak / VU Switchable
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection Normal Frequency Bias Oscillator
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record Play Pause Cassette Back Lighting
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Auto-Play Timer Recording/Playback Line / Mic Input Select Record Mute
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls Output-Level Control Headphone Volume Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Ferro-Chrome Tape Capabılity Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff 1x Motor Mechanism Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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