JVC KD-V220
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Full Logic Metal Tape

The JVC KD-V220 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was introduced by JVC in 1986 and discontinued 2 years later in 1988.

The main features of the JVC KD-V220 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 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 KD-V220 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the KD-V220 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the KD-V220 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type.

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
  • 2-Motor Full Logic Tape Transport
  • Computer Shift Control
  • Full Logic Control System

Historic events

1986 Nintendo releases its first video game console for the home, NES (Nintendo Entertainment System).
1987 Commodore announces the Amiga 2000 and 500 computers.
1988 Microsoft releases Windows 2.1.

Features of JVC KD-V220

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Right Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Music Scan Full Logic Transport Control Timer Recording/Playback Record Mute
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
2x Motor Mechanism Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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