Onkyo TA-630D
Dolby B NR

This Onkyo TA-630D is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Onkyo in 1978 with a list price of USD $350 and discontinued 2 years later in 1980.

The main features of the Onkyo TA-630D are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and ferro-chrome tapes with additional manual equalization selection, 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-630D are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable TA-630D 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-630D by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies. 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-630D filters out the pilot signal, and assuring proper Dolby processing of FM stereo programs.

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.

Compact Cassette
  • S&S Head
  • Full Auto Stop System
  • Accubias

Historic events

1978 Nintendo releases its first video game, Computer Othello.
1979 Intel released the first 16-bit processor, the 8086.
1980 Pac-Man arcade game developed by Namco released in Japan.

Features of Onkyo TA-630D

Calibration
Calibration
Manual Bias Calibration
Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs AC Power Cord / Plug RCA Input/Output Connectors 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
Indicators
Indicators
Record Peak Level Indicators Dolby B
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby FM MPX Filter
Controls
Operation
Line / Mic Input Select Mechanical Transport Control Timer Recording
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls Output-Level Control
Rear Controls
Rear Controls
Manual Level Calibration (Rear)
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Ferro-Chrome Tape Capabılity Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Equalization Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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