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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 IBM introduces the IBM PC.
1982 Sony and Philips announce the CD (Compact Disc) in Tokyo
1983 Apple introduces the Lisa computer, the first commercial personal computer with a graphical user interface (GUI).
1984 The first episode of the Miami Vice television crime drama series, premiered on NBC.
1985 Sony and Philips produced the standard for Compact Disc Read Only Memory (CD-ROM) computer discs that would use the same laser technology as the audio CD.

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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