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Dolby B NR

This Marantz PMD340 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Marantz in 1981 with a list price of USD $280 and discontinued 4 years later in 1985.

The main features of the Marantz PMD340 are:, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, 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.

Mechanical transport controls for reliable PMD340 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the PMD340 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1981 NASA launches first Space Shuttle.
1982 Commodore announces the Commodore 64 computer.
1983 Publication of MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) standard, a protocol which allows electronic instruments and other digital musical tools to communicate with each other.
1984 Seiko Instruments U.S.A. Inc. displays the first wristwatch computer, with a 10-character, 4-line LCD.
1985 Live Aid, a day-long global concert broadcast that raised money for humanitarian efforts in Africa.

Features of Marantz PMD340

Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Right Top Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo Portable Built-in Monitor Speaker
Head
Head Configuration
4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
External DC Power Supply Battery Powered
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading

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