Dual C 901
Dolby B NR 3 Head

This Dual C 901 is a auto-reverse stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Dual in 1973 with a list price of USD $450 and discontinued 5 years later in 1978.

The main features of the Dual C 901 are: 3 heads and no off-tape monitoring to save production cost, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, automatic tape type selection and capable of handling normal and chrome tapes, belt driven 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 C 901 are analog needle VU reading meters with peak indicator for easy adjustment of optimum recording level. Mechanical transport controls for reliable C 901 transport function selection.

To ensure the best response from the wide variety of tapes available adjustment of, sensitivity, to optimum levels can be performed prior to recording.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the C 901 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

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 The first calculator watch was launched by Pulsar.
1976 Texas Instruments introduces "Little Professor" the first electronic educational toy
1977 The Atari 2600 home video game console released by Atari, Inc.
1978 Nintendo releases its first video game, Computer Othello.

Features of Dual C 901

Calibration
Calibration
Manual Level Calibration
Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Controls
Controls
Stereo / Mono input selector
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Top Loading Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel 2-Erase Heads
Indicators
Indicators
Record Peak Indicator
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls Auto Record Level
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Automatic Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Reverse Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop Dual-Capstan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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