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 Nintendo releases its first video game, Computer Othello.
1979 Nike's Air technology patented by inventor M. Frank Rudy is introduced in the Tailwind running shoe.
1980 Pac-Man arcade game developed by Namco released in Japan.
1981 Dave Smith proposes the Universal Synthesizer Interface that would become the MIDI standard in 1983.
1982 Sony launched the CDP-101 in Japan
1983 The Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) is introduced at the first North American Music Manufacturers (NAMM) show in Los Angeles.
1984 Seiko Instruments U.S.A. Inc. displays the first wristwatch computer, with a 10-character, 4-line LCD.

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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