Bigston BSD 200
Dolby B NR

This Bigston BSD 200 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Bigston in 1972 and discontinued 2 years later in 1974.

The main features of the Bigston BSD 200 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, 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 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 BSD 200 are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable BSD 200 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the BSD 200 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. 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

1972 Intel releases the 8008 chip. An 8-bit processor that becomes the foundation for future personal computers.
1973 Computer graphics are used for the first time in the Motion Picture Industry when the movie "Westworld" is produced.
1974 DuPont introduces chromium dioxide (CrO2) cassette tape.

Features of Bigston BSD 200

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs AC Power Cord / Plug RCA Input/Output Connectors
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Top Loading Wood Case
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record Tape Run Indicator
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls Mix Line + Microphone Signals
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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