Onkyo TA-RW99
Dolby C logo Dolby B NR Metal Tape Full Logic

The Onkyo TA-RW99 is a auto-reverse stereo double cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was introduced by Onkyo in 1986 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Onkyo TA-RW99 are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, automatic tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven auto reverse transport.

Typical front loading double cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on both sides 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-RW99 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the TA-RW99 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the TA-RW99 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
  • AMCS (Automatic Music Control System)

Historic events

1986 IBM-PC DOS Version 3.2 (updated) released.
1987 S-VHS (Super VHS) introduction in Japan, an improved version of the VHS standard for consumer video cassette recorders.

Features of Onkyo TA-RW99

Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones 1 Microphone Input
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Double Deck
Double Deck
Dual Deck Playback / Single Deck Record High Speed Dubbing Relay Playback
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Wood Side Panels Orientation Left / Right 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
Music Scan Full Logic Transport Control Timer Recording/Playback Index Scan Track Memory System Auto-Space
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
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 Reverse Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Single Capsŧan Transport (x2) 2x2 Motor Mechanism Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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