OTTO RD-D65
Dolby B NR Super-D Full Logic Metal Tape

The OTTO RD-D65 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and Super-d noise reduction, it was introduced by OTTO in 1982.

The main features of the OTTO RD-D65 are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and metal tapes, 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 RD-D65 are analog needle VU reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the RD-D65 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the RD-D65 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies. The Sanyo Super-D noise reduction system is a compander circuit intended to compress and expand the audio signal to reduce noise. In the RD-D65 It operates in two divisions, medium low band and medium high band.

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
  • Full Auto Stop
  • 2 Motor
  • IC Logic Control System
  • Metal
  • AMSS (Automatic Music Select System)

Historic events

1982 Seiko introduced the world’s first TV watch.

Features of OTTO RD-D65

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
Track Indicator 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
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Super-D Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Music Scan Full Logic Transport Control Timer Recording/Playback Record Mute
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
2x Motor Mechanism Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

Similar to OTTO RD-D65 from the period 1982