Dual C 814
Dolby B NR Soft Touch Metal Tape

This Dual C 814 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Dual in 1981 with a recommended retail price of USD $300 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Dual C 814 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, 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 directly over the head block. Additionally the heads can be easilly accessed for cleaning.

Level meters used on the C 814 are analog needle VU reading meters. Soft-touch controls for fast and easy transport function selection of the C 814.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the C 814 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

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
  • DLL (Direct Load & Lock System)

Historic events

1981 NASA launches first Space Shuttle.
1982 Sony launched the CDP-101 in Japan

Features of Dual C 814

Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones 1 Microphone Input
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Soft Touch Transport Control
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Ferro-Chrome Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Direct Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Auto Stop

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