Denon DR-M22
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Full Logic Metal Tape 3 Head

This Denon DR-M22 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was first sold by Denon in 1984 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $420 and discontinued 2 years later in 1986.

The main features of the Denon DR-M22 are: 3 heads and off-tape monitoring, digital tape counter with 4 digits, tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, dual 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 DR-M22 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the DR-M22 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the DR-M22 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type.

For undisturbed listening a jack connector for a pair of stereo headphones is supplied.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1984 Seiko Instruments U.S.A. Inc. displays the first wristwatch computer, with a 10-character, 4-line LCD.
1985 Video8 was introduced, the year that Sony introduced the Handycam, one of the first Video8 cameras.
1986 IEC (60094-7) standard on magnetic tape sound recording and reproducing systems

Features of Denon DR-M22

Connectors
Connectivity
Headphones
Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading Meters 4-Digıt Digital Counter
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Real-Time Tape Monitoring Timer Recording/Playback
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Solenoid Control (Mechanism) Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Dual-Capstan Transport

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