JVC CD-1667-2
ANRS Noise Reduction

This JVC CD-1667-2 is a stereo cassette deck with JVC's ANRS noise reduction, it was first sold by JVC in 1975 with a list price of USD $280 and discontinued 5 years later in 1980.

The main features of the JVC CD-1667-2 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 CD-1667-2 are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable CD-1667-2 transport function selection.

With ANRS noise reduction used in the CD-1667-2 the signals of low level are compressed in the recording process and expanded in a complementary way during playback in order to reduce noise without altering the tonal quality of the original sound. In this Automatic Noise-Reduction System's process, the hissing noise inherent in tape recording in the region of 5 kHz, is reduced by approximately 10 dB.

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)

Historic events

1975 Sony launched the Betamax videocassette recording format.
1976 B&W first started using Kevlar® as a cone material, with the introduction of the DM6 speaker.
1977 The Commodore PET home computer is released.
1978 Nintendo releases its first video game, Computer Othello.
1979 Philips introduced the Video 2000-system (also known as 'Video Compact Cassette' or VCC)
1980 3M, Mitsubishi, Sony and Studer each introduce a multitrack digital recorder.

Features of JVC CD-1667-2

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Top Loading Wood Case Orientation Right
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
ANRS Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Output Level Controls Individual Input Level Controls Output-Level Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity 2-Position Equalization Selector
Transport
Transport
Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

Similar to JVC CD-1667-2 from the period 1975 - 1980

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