Onkyo TA-230
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Full Logic Wireless Remote Control Metal Tape

This Onkyo TA-230 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was first sold by Onkyo in 1993 and discontinued 2 years later in 1995.

The main features of the Onkyo TA-230 are: 2 heads, digital linear tape counter with 4 digits, automatic 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 center 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-230 is a single digital peak reading meter with peak hold for easy adjustment of optimum recording level. Full-logic transport controls used on the TA-230 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the TA-230 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type. The 19kHz multiplex pilot slgnal present in FM stereo broadcasts can cause false triggering of the noise reduction system. The switchable MPX filter of the TA-230 filters out the pilot signal, and assuring proper Dolby processing of FM stereo programs.

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 wireless remote control.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1993 Intel introduces the "Pentium" processing chip.
1994 Launch of Digital Video (DV), a digital video format that has since become a standard for home and semiprofessional video production.
1995 Ebay the online auction website was founded as AuctionWeb

Features of Onkyo TA-230

Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones Wireless Remote Control Receiver
Display
Display
Linear Tape Counter Peak Hold 4-Digıt Digital Counter Remaining Time Digital Peak-Reading Meter
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Center Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Dolby HX Pro®
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction MPX Filter Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
CD Synchro Start Full Logic Transport Control Memory Repeat Timer Recording/Playback A-B Repeat Record Mute
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Automatic Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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