Pioneer CT-F900
Dolby B NR Full Logic 3 Head

This Pioneer CT-F900 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Pioneer in 1978 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $575 and discontinued 2 years later in 1980.

The main features of the Pioneer CT-F900 are: 3 heads and off-tape monitoring, digital tape counter with 3 digits and memory stop, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and ferro-chrome tapes, 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-F900 are generic digital peak reading meters with peak hold for easy adjustment of optimum recording level. Full-logic transport controls used on the CT-F900 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-F900 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 RCA cable and recording from a source by a RCA cable.

Compact Cassette
  • Closed Loop Dual Capstan

Historic events

1978 Nintendo releases its first video game, Computer Othello.
1979 Intel released the first 16-bit processor, the 8086.
1980 Pac-Man arcade game developed by Namco released in Japan.

Features of Pioneer CT-F900

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Digital Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters Peak Hold Meters Peak / VU Switchable
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Wood Case Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Cassette Back Lighting
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Memory Repeat Timer Recording/Playback Line / Mic Input Select Memory Stop Real-Time Tape Monitoring Memory Play
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Output Level Controls Individual Input Level Controls
Rear Controls
Rear Controls
Voltage Switchable (Rear)
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Ferro-Chrome Tape Capabılity Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Solenoid Control (Mechanism) Auto Shutoff Dual-Capstan Transport Direct Loading Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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