JVC CD-1635MarkII
ANRS Noise Reduction Super ANRS Noise Reduction

This JVC CD-1635MarkII is a stereo cassette deck with JVC's ANRS and Super ANRS noise reduction, it was first sold by JVC in 1976 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $350 and discontinued 2 years later in 1978.

The main features of the JVC CD-1635MarkII are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and ferro-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 CD-1635MarkII are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable CD-1635MarkII transport function selection.

Super ANRS developed by JVC and used in the CD-1635MarkII applies compression in recording and expansion in playback to improve dynamic range at high frequencies. Also Super ANRS is a highly effective noise reduction system that reduces tape hiss by boosting the signal-to-noise ratio as much as 10db over 5000Hz.

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
  • ANRS (Automatic Noise Reduction System)
  • Coreless Motor
  • SA Head
  • Sen-Alloy Head

Historic events

1976 JVC developed the VHS (Video Home System) format, and introduced the first VHS recorders to the consumer market
1977 AT&T completes it prototype of cell phone technology.
1978 Nintendo releases its first video game, Computer Othello.

Features of JVC CD-1635MarkII

2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones AC Power Connector (2-Pin) DC Power Input Speaker Output L/R
Stereo / Mono input selector
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Shoulder Strap Connector Top Loading Orientation Right Black Finish
Compact Cassette
Stereo Portable Built-in Monitor Speaker
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
ANRS Noise Reduction Super ANRS Noise Reduction
Mechanical Transport Control Line / Mic Input Select Battery Check
Power Requirements
Battery Powered Battery Powered External DC Power Supply
Individual Input Level Controls Master Record Level Control Headphone Volume Control Tone Control
Tape Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Manual Tape Type Selection Ferro-Chrome Tape Capabılity Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Auto Shutoff 1x Motor Mechanism Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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