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Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Dolby HXPro Metal Tape 3 Head

This Marantz SD-55 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B/C and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was first sold by Marantz in 1987 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $800.

The main features of the Marantz SD-55 are: 3 heads and no off-tape monitoring to save production cost, tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes.

Dolby C-type used in the SD-55 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.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1987 The brand AKAI is no longer used and is replaced by A&D in Japan when merged by Mitsubishi

Features of Marantz SD-55

Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction Dolby HX Pro®
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff

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