Pioneer CT-F555
Dolby B NR Metal Tape Full Logic

The Pioneer CT-F555 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was introduced by Pioneer in 1981 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Pioneer CT-F555 are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and metal 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 with the side to be played facing forward in the cassette well which is opened by a damped mechanism.

Level meters used on the CT-F555 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the CT-F555 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the CT-F555 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

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 built-in RCA cable and recording from a source by a built-in RCA cable.

Compact Cassette
  • Full Logic Control System

Historic events

1981 IBM introduces the IBM PC.
1982 Seiko introduced the world’s first TV watch.

Features of Pioneer CT-F555

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs Headphones AC Power Cord / Plug RCA Input Cable RCA Output Cable
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Front Loading Orientation Left Silver Finish
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control Timer Recording/Playback Damped Eject Full Logic Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Chrome Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Type Selection Metal Tape Capabılity Normal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport 1x Motor Mechanism

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