Pioneer CT-3
Dolby B NR

The Pioneer CT-3 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was introduced by Pioneer in 1975.

The main features of the Pioneer CT-3 are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and ferro-chrome 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 diagonally in the cassette well.

Level meters used on the CT-3 are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable CT-3 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the CT-3 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies. To further maintain recording accuracy, the CT-3 incorporates a switchable multiplex filter. When you record FM stereo broadcasts, the MPX filter of the CT-3 can be swiched on to prevent the standard 19kHz FM pilot signal from interfering with the noise reduction system.

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.

Compact Cassette
  • Japanese Market
  • Full Auto-Stop

Historic events

1975 Sony launched the Betamax videocassette recording format.

Features of Pioneer CT-3

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs Headphones
Display
Display
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
Indicators
Indicators
Record Illuminated Cassette Compartment
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction MPX Filter
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Type Selection Ferro-Chrome Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity 2-Position Equalization Selector
Transport
Transport
Diagonal Front Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

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