Onkyo TA-2060
Dolby B NR Wired Remote Control Metal Tape Full Logic Direct Drive 3 Head

This Onkyo TA-2060 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Onkyo in 1981 with a recommended retail price of USD $470 and discontinued 2 years later in 1983.

The main features of the Onkyo TA-2060 are: 3 heads and off-tape monitoring, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, 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-2060 are analog needle VU reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the TA-2060 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

To ensure the best response from the wide variety of tapes available adjustment of, bias, to optimum levels can be performed prior to recording.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the TA-2060 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 RCA cable and recording from a source by a RCA cable. All main transport commands can be issued remotely with a wired remote control.

Compact Cassette
  • Accubias

Historic events

1981 The Pacman and Donkey Kong video games are written, and go on to become huge hits
1982 Dolby HX introduced by Dolby Laboratories
1983 TV Series The "A-Team" with Mr T premieres on NBC.

Features of Onkyo TA-2060

Calibration
Calibration
Auto Bias Calibration
Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs AC Power Cord / Plug RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones Wired Remote Control
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby HX
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Record Mute Auto-Fade Real-Time Tape Monitoring
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls Output-Level Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Direct Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport

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