Hitachi TRQ-252D

This Hitachi TRQ-252D is a stereo cassette deck, it was first sold by Hitachi in 1973.

The main features of the Hitachi TRQ-252D are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection and capable of handling normal tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical of this deck is the 70's top loading layout with the cassette compartiment located on the center 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 TRQ-252D are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable TRQ-252D transport function selection.

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

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1973 TDK introduced a replacement for chromium dioxide and named it Avilyn.

Features of Hitachi TRQ-252D

Connectors
Connectivity
Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Center Top Loading Wood Case Black Finish
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

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