Onkyo TA-2044
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Full Logic Metal Tape

This Onkyo TA-2044 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was first sold by Onkyo in 1983 with a recommended retail price of USD $310 and discontinued 2 years later in 1985.

The main features of the Onkyo TA-2044 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 with the side to be played facing forward in the cassette well.

Level meters used on the TA-2044 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the TA-2044 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the TA-2044 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type.

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

Historic events

1983 Mario Bros. is first released by Nintendo in Japan as an arcade game about an Italian-American plumber
1984 The first episode of the Miami Vice television crime drama series, premiered on NBC.
1985 Microsoft announces Windows 1.0.

Features of Onkyo TA-2044

Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
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-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
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
Auto Shutoff Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading

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