Onkyo TA-1900
Dolby B NR Metal Tape

This Onkyo TA-1900 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Onkyo in 1981 with a list price of USD $195 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Onkyo TA-1900 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, 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 directly over the head block. Additionally the heads can be easilly accessed for cleaning.

Level meters used on the TA-1900 are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable TA-1900 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the TA-1900 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 cable and recording from a source by a cable.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1981 NASA launches first Space Shuttle.
1982 Sony launched the CDP-101 in Japan

Features of Onkyo TA-1900

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left 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
Mechanical Transport Control
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Type Selection Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Direct Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Auto Stop

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