Onkyo TA-R240
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Full Logic Metal Tape

This Onkyo TA-R240 is a auto-reverse stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was first sold by Onkyo in 1987 with a list price of USD $260 and discontinued 2 years later in 1989.

The main features of the Onkyo TA-R240 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven auto reverse 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-R240 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the TA-R240 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the TA-R240 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.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1987 Sony launched DAT (Digital Audio Tape) as a new audio tape standard
1988 Boeing 747-400's first flight
1989 Introduction of Hi8 video format, an improvement of Video8

Features of Onkyo TA-R240

Connectors
Connectivity
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 Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Reverse Auto Shutoff Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Single Capsŧan Transport (x2)

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