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Dolby B NR

This Panasonic RS-277US is a auto-reverse stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Panasonic in 1972 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $300.

The main features of the Panasonic RS-277US are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal and chrome tapes, belt driven auto reverse 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-277US are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable RS-277US transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the RS-277US by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

For undisturbed listening a jack connector for a pair of stereo headphones is supplied.

Compact Cassette
  • Auto Reverse

Historic events

1972 Philips introduced the VCR ('Video Cassette Recording') videocassette format.

Features of Panasonic RS-277US

Connectors
Connectivity
Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Top Loading Wood Case Orientation Right
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record Dolby B Chrome Tape
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Output Level Controls Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Reverse Mechanical Tape Loading Single Capsŧan Transport (x2) Auto Stop Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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