Grundig CF 5500
Dolby B NR Full Logic Metal Tape 3 Head

The Grundig CF 5500 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was introduced by Grundig in 1980 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Grundig CF 5500 are: 3 heads and off-tape monitoring, electronic tape counter with 3 digits and memory stop, manual tape type selection with support for normal, chrome, ferro-chrome and metal tapes with additional manual equalization selection.

Typical front loading cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on the right 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 CF 5500 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the CF 5500 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the CF 5500 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

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

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1980 Worldwide sale of Rubik's Cube starts.
1981 The Pacman and Donkey Kong video games are written, and go on to become huge hits

Features of Grundig CF 5500

Connectors
Connectivity
Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Digital Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Peak Limiter
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Right 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
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Memory Stop Real-Time Tape Monitoring Timer Recording
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Headphone Volume Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Ferro-Chrome Tape Capabılity Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Equalization Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
2x Motor Mechanism Direct Loading Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

Similar to Grundig CF 5500 from the period 1980 - 1981

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