Harman Kardon CAD-5
Dolby B NR

The Harman Kardon CAD-5 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction.

The main features of the Harman Kardon CAD-5 are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection with support for normal and chrome tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical of this deck is the 70's top loading layout 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 CAD-5 are analog needle VU reading meters with peak indicator for easy adjustment of optimum recording level. Mechanical transport controls for reliable CAD-5 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the CAD-5 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

1970 Introduction of the first dot matrix printer, the Centronics Model 101.
1971 Moog Music began production of the Minimoog Model D
1972 Intel releases the 8008 chip. An 8-bit processor that becomes the foundation for future personal computers.

Features of Harman Kardon CAD-5

Calibration
Calibration
400Hz Test Tone
Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs Multiple RCA Input Connectors RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Controls
Controls
Stereo / Mono input selector
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left Top Loading Wood Case Black Finish
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Peak Indicator
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Rear Controls
Rear Controls
Manual Level Calibration (Rear) Manual Playback Level Calibration (Rear)
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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