JVC TD-R421
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Dolby HXPro Full Logic Metal Tape

This JVC TD-R421 is a auto-reverse stereo cassette deck with Dolby B/C and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was first sold by JVC in 1989 with a recommended retail price of USD $290 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the JVC TD-R421 are: 2 heads, digital tape counter with 4 digits, automatic tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven auto reverse 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 TD-R421 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the TD-R421 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the TD-R421 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type. The Dolby HX PRO system provides precise bias control during recording to reduce distortion and improve linearity in the high-frequency range, the result is recorded sound that is highly faithful to the original.

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
  • Dolby HX Pro System
  • Quick Reverse
  • Compu Link

Historic events

1989 Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau built the prototype systemwhich became the World Wide Web at CERN.
1990 Release of Photoshop 1.0 for Macintosh computers by Adobe.

Features of JVC TD-R421

Connectors
Connectivity
AC Power Cord / Plug RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Controls
Controls
3-Position Direction Selector
Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading Meters 4-Digıt Digital Counter
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn Rotating Head 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction Dolby HX Pro®
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Record Mute
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Record Level Balance Control Headphone Fixed Volume Master Record Level Control
Limited Finish
Special Finish
Gold-Plated Headphone Jack
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Automatic Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Reverse Quick Auto Reverse Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Single Capsŧan Transport (x2) Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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