Marantz SD 2030
Dolby B NR Soft Touch Metal Tape

This Marantz SD 2030 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Marantz in 1981 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $275 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Marantz SD 2030 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome, ferro-chrome and metal tapes, belt driven single-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 SD 2030 are analog needle VU reading meters. Soft-touch controls for fast and easy transport function selection of the SD 2030.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the SD 2030 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

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
  • Super Hard Metal Alloy Head

Historic events

1981 Sony introduces the "micro" (3½-inch) floppy disk drive the OA-D30V
1982 Sony launched the CDP-101 in Japan

Features of Marantz SD 2030

Calibration
Calibration
Bias Fine Tune
Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Champagne Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Soft Touch Transport Control Line / Mic Input Select Record Mute
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Ferro-Chrome Tape Capabılity Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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