Grundig MCF 500
Dolby B NR Full Logic

This Grundig MCF 500 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Grundig in 1980 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Grundig MCF 500 are: 2 heads, digital tape counter with 3 digits, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and ferro-chrome tapes, 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 MCF 500 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the MCF 500 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 MCF 500 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

To make live recordings this deck has a single microphone input to connect a microphone with a DIN connector. For undisturbed listening a DIN connector for a pair of stereo headphones is supplied.

Compact Cassette
  • Quartz Control
  • Direct Frontloader

Historic events

1980 Pac-Man arcade game developed by Namco released in Japan.
1981 IBM introduces the IBM PC.

Features of Grundig MCF 500

Calibration
Calibration
Bias Fine Tune
Connectors
Connectivity
Headphones DIN Microphone Connector
Display
Display
3-Digıt Digital Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record Power
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Type Selection Ferro-Chrome Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Direct Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport

Similar to Grundig MCF 500 from the period 1980 - 1981

ebay Grundig MCF 500 related items currently for sale Last update on Oct 19, 2021 4:53:34 AM CEST