Lo-D D-1100MB
Dolby B NR Full Logic Metal Tape 3 Head

The Lo-D D-1100MB is a stereo cassette deck with double Dolby B noise reduction, it was introduced by Lo-D in 1981.

The main features of the Lo-D D-1100MB are: 3 heads and off-tape monitoring, analog 3 digit tape counter and memory stop, tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven dual-capstan 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 D-1100MB are analog needle VU reading meters with peak hold for easy adjustment of optimum recording level. Full-logic transport controls used on the D-1100MB let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

To ensure the best response from the wide variety of tapes available adjustment of, bias, equalization and sensitivity, to optimum levels can be performed prior to recording.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the D-1100MB by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies. The three-head configuration of the D-1100MB requires a Double Dolby system, one for recording and one for playback. To further maintain recording accuracy, the D-1100MB incorporates a switchable multiplex filter. When you record FM stereo broadcasts, the MPX filter of the D-1100MB can be swiched on to prevent the standard 19kHz FM pilot signal from interfering with the noise reduction system.

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

Historic events

1981 IBM introduces the IBM PC.

Features of Lo-D D-1100MB

Auto Bias Calibration Auto Equalizer Calibration Auto Level Calibration
2 Mono Microphone Inputs AC Power Cord / Plug DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones RCA Input/Output Connectors
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters Peak Hold
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Black Finish Front Loading Orientation Left
Compact Cassette
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Cassette Back Lighting
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Double Dolby NR Circuits MPX Filter
Full Logic Transport Control Line / Mic Input Select Memory Play Memory Stop Real-Time Tape Monitoring Timer Recording/Playback
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Output-Level Control
Tape Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity Normal Tape Capabılity
2x Motor Mechanism Auto Shutoff Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Dual-Capstan Transport Mechanical Tape Loading

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