B&O Beocord 1700
Dolby B NR

This Bang & Olufsen Beocord 1700 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Bang & Olufsen in 1973 with a recommended retail price of USD $300 and discontinued 2 years later in 1975.

The main features of the Bang & Olufsen Beocord 1700 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter and memory stop, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal and 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 right 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 Beocord 1700 are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable Beocord 1700 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the Beocord 1700 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

To make live recordings this deck has 2 microphone inputs to connect a microphone with a DIN connector. For undisturbed listening a jack connector for a pair of stereo headphones is supplied.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1973 IBM released the 8" floppy drive, and the first permanent storage with its first "Hard Drive"
1974 DuPont introduces chromium dioxide (CrO2) cassette tape.
1975 Sony launched the Betamax videocassette recording format.

Features of Bang & Olufsen Beocord 1700

Connectors
Connectivity
1 Stereo Microphone Input Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Right Top Loading Wood Case Black Finish
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control Memory Stop
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Type Selection Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

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