JVC CD-1950
ANRS Noise Reduction

This JVC CD-1950 is a stereo cassette deck with JVC's ANRS noise reduction, it was first sold by JVC in 1971 with a recommended retail price of USD $300 and discontinued 4 years later in 1975.

The main features of the JVC CD-1950 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal and chrome tapes with additional manual equalization selection, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical front loading cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on the right side of the deck. Tape eject is operated mechanically and the cassette needs to be placed upside-down in the cassette well.

Level meters used on the CD-1950 are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable CD-1950 transport function selection.

With ANRS noise reduction used in the CD-1950 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

1971 IBM achieves the first voice or speech recognition software for computers.
1972 Intel releases the 8008 chip. An 8-bit processor that becomes the foundation for future personal computers.
1973 TDK introduced a replacement for chromium dioxide and named it Avilyn.
1974 DuPont introduces chromium dioxide (CrO2) cassette tape.
1975 TDK unveiled its SA (Super Avilyn) line of tapes, the first nonchrome high-bias tape.

Features of JVC CD-1950

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs AC Power Cord / Plug RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Right Front Loading
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
Line / Mic Input Select Mechanical Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
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 Manual Tape Equalization Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Mechanical Tape Loading Upside Down Tape Transport Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

Similar to JVC CD-1950 from the period 1971 - 1975

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