ITT HiFi 8022M
Dolby B NR Soft Touch Wired Remote Control Metal Tape

The ITT HiFi 8022M is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was introduced by ITT in 1981 and discontinued 2 years later in 1983.

The main features of the ITT HiFi 8022M are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven 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 with the side to be played facing forward in the cassette well.

Level meters used on the HiFi 8022M are analog needle VU reading meters. Soft-touch controls for fast and easy transport function selection of the HiFi 8022M.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the HiFi 8022M by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

To make live recordings this deck has 2 microphone inputs to connect a microphone with a DIN 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. All main transport commands can be issued remotely with a wired remote control.

Compact Cassette
  • Metal Tape
  • 2 Motor System

Historic events

1981 Dave Smith proposes the Universal Synthesizer Interface that would become the MIDI standard in 1983.
1982 Seiko introduced the world’s first TV watch.
1983 The Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) is introduced at the first North American Music Manufacturers (NAMM) show in Los Angeles.

Features of ITT HiFi 8022M

2 Mono Microphone Inputs 1 Stereo Microphone Input RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones Wired Remote Control
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Front Loading
Compact Cassette
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Soft Touch Transport Control
Record Level Balance Control Master Record Level Control
Tape Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Manual Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
2x Motor Mechanism Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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