Pioneer CT-540
Full Logic

The Pioneer CT-540 is a stereo cassette deck, it was introduced by Pioneer in 1983 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $200 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Pioneer CT-540 are: 2 heads, manual tape type selection with support for normal and chrome tapes.

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 CT-540 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the CT-540 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1983 Apple introduces the Lisa computer, the first commercial personal computer with a graphical user interface (GUI).
1984 Apple Computer introduces the Macintosh.

Features of Pioneer CT-540

Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading 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
Normal Tape
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Type Selection Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

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