Nakamichi 250
Dolby B NR

The Nakamichi 250 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was introduced by Nakamichi in 1977 with a recommended retail price of USD $300 and discontinued 7 years later in 1984.

The main features of the Nakamichi 250 are: 1 head, analog 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection with support for normal and chrome tapes with additional manual equalization selection, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical of this deck is the 70's top loading layout 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.

Mechanical transport controls for reliable 250 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the 250 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

Connection to other audio components for plaback can be achieved by a cable and recording from a source by a cable.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1977 The movie "Star Wars" is released, revealing special effects, and film technology never before seen by the general public.
1978 Introduction of the laserdisc player, using technology invented already in the 1960s
1979 Demonstration of the first CD prototype codenamed “Pinkeltje” by Philips to the worldpress in Eindhoven
1980 Pac-Man arcade game developed by Namco released in Japan.
1981 The first DeLorean DMC-12 rolling off the production line
1982 The Microfloppy Industry Committee agreed upon a 3½-inch floppy specification.
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 Silicon Graphics begins shipping its first 3-D graphics workstations.

Features of Nakamichi 250

Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Output (Fixed) RCA Pre-Out
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left Top Loading Black Finish
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo Portable
Head
Head Configuration
1 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
External DC Power Supply
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Tone Control Output-Level Control Balance Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Equalization Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

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