Hitachi D-2360
Dolby B NR

This Hitachi D-2360 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Hitachi in 1974 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $200 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Hitachi D-2360 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling 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 right 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 D-2360 are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable D-2360 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the D-2360 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

Historic events

1974 Intel releases the 8080 processor, the 8-bit successor to the original 8008.
1975 TDK unveiled its SA (Super Avilyn) line of tapes, the first nonchrome high-bias tape.

Features of Hitachi D-2360

Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Titanium Finish Orientation Right Top Loading Wood Case
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Type Selection Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

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