Aurex PC-4030
Dolby B NR

The Aurex PC-4030 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was introduced by Aurex in 1977 with a list price of USD $230 and discontinued 5 years later in 1982.

The main features of the Aurex PC-4030 are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and ferro-chrome tapes (automatic for normal, chrome and ferro-chrome tapes), belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical of this deck is the 70's top loading layout 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 PC-4030 are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable PC-4030 transport function selection. Cue and review can be used to easily and quickly locate the beginning of a passage.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the PC-4030 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
  • Auto Shut Off Mechanism
  • Review Cue
  • Automatic Tape Selector
  • Auto Play

Historic events

1977 The movie "Star Wars" is released, revealing special effects, and film technology never before seen by the general public.
1978 Nintendo releases its first video game, Computer Othello.
1979 Intel released the first 16-bit processor, the 8086.
1980 Pac-Man arcade game developed by Namco released in Japan.
1981 IBM introduces the IBM PC.
1982 Seiko introduced the world’s first TV watch.

Features of Aurex PC-4030

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Top Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Auto-Play Cue / Review Line / Mic Input Select Electronic Fade-Out Mechanical Transport Control Electronic Fade-In
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls Output-Level Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Ferro-Chrome Tape Capabılity Automatic Tape Type Selection Automatic CrO2 Tape Selection 3-Position Equalization Selector Normal Tape Capabılity Automatic Fe-Cr Tape Selection Automatic Normal Tape Selection Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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