NAD 614
Dolby B NR Dolby HXPro Full Logic Metal Tape

This NAD 614 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was first sold by NAD in 1997 with a recommended retail price of USD $399 and discontinued 2 years later in 1999.

The main features of the NAD 614 are: 2 heads, digital linear tape counter with 4 digits, automatic tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes with automatic equalization selection, 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 614 are generic digital peak reading meters with multi-color indication to provide visual saturation level of tape. Full-logic transport controls used on the 614 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the 614 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies. 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.

For undisturbed listening a jack connector for a pair of stereo headphones is supplied.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1997 MultiMediaCard (MMC) flash memory memory card standard unveiled by Siemens AG and SanDisk
1998 Memory Stick, a removable flash memory card format, launched by Sony
1999 Introduction of Super Audio CD (SACD) by Philips and Sony

Features of NAD 614

Calibration
Calibration
Playtrim Adjustment Bias Fine Tune
Connectors
Connectivity
Headphones
Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading Meters Linear Tape Counter Multi Color Peak-Reading Meters 4-Digıt Digital Counter
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left Black 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 Dolby HX Pro®
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Record Level Balance Control Master Record Level Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Automatic Tape Equalization Automatic Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport

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