Pioneer CT-F1000
Dolby B NR Full Logic 3 Head

This Pioneer CT-F1000 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Pioneer in 1977 with a recommended retail price of USD $650 and discontinued 2 years later in 1979.

The main features of the Pioneer CT-F1000 are: 3 heads and off-tape monitoring, mechanical 3 digit tape counter and memory stop, tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and ferro-chrome tapes with additional manual equalization selection, belt driven dual-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 directly over the head block. Additionally the heads can be easilly accessed for cleaning.

Level meters used on the CT-F1000 are analog needle VU reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the CT-F1000 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

To ensure the best response from the wide variety of tapes available adjustment of, sensitivity, to optimum levels can be performed prior to recording.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the CT-F1000 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies. The 19kHz multiplex pilot slgnal present in FM stereo broadcasts can cause false triggering of the noise reduction system. The switchable MPX filter of the CT-F1000 filters out the pilot signal, and assuring proper Dolby processing of FM stereo programs.

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
  • Closed Loop Dual Capstan
  • 2-Motor
  • 3 Head System
  • Automatic CrO2 Tape Selector

Historic events

1977 The movie "Star Wars" is released, revealing special effects, and film technology never before seen by the general public.
1978 Nintendo releases its first video game, Computer Othello.
1979 Intel released the first 16-bit processor, the 8086.

Features of Pioneer CT-F1000

Calibration
Calibration
Manual Level Calibration
Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Peak Limiter
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record Cassette Back Lighting
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction MPX Filter
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Memory Stop Real-Time Tape Monitoring Memory Play
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Microphone Level Adjust (Left/Right) Individual Input Level Controls Output-Level Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Ferro-Chrome Tape Capabılity Automatic CrO2 Tape Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Equalization Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
2x Motor Mechanism Auto Stop Dual-Capstan Transport Direct Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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