Panasonic RS-272US

The Panasonic RS-272US is a stereo cassette deck, it was introduced by Panasonic in 1972 with a list price of USD $160 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Panasonic RS-272US are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection with support for normal and chrome tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical of this deck is the 70's top loading layout with the cassette compartiment located on the right 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 RS-272US are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable RS-272US transport function selection.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1972 Philips introduced the VCR ('Video Cassette Recording') videocassette format.
1973 Computer graphics are used for the first time in the Motion Picture Industry when the movie "Westworld" is produced.

Features of Panasonic RS-272US

Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Right Top Loading Wood Case Black Finish
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Type Selection Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

Similar to Panasonic RS-272US from the period 1972 - 1973

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