Pioneer CT-W205R
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Full Logic Metal Tape

The Pioneer CT-W205R is a auto-reverse stereo double cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was introduced by Pioneer in 1996 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $220 and discontinued 5 years later in 2001.

The main features of the Pioneer CT-W205R are: 2 heads, automatic tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and metal tapes.

Typical front loading double cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on both sides 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-W205R are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the CT-W205R let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the CT-W205R provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type.

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
  • High Speed Copy System
  • Auto Reverse
  • Auto Tape Selector
  • Rewind Auto Play

Historic events

1996 Introduction of the first smartphone, the Nokia 9000 Communicator which incorporated PDA functionality
1997 Intel releases the Pentium II chip.
1998 Memory Stick, a removable flash memory card format, launched by Sony
1999 Introduction of Digital8 (or D8), a consumer digital videotape format developed by Sony.
2000 Windows 2000 is released
2001 Apple Computer introduced the iPod portable music player.

Features of Pioneer CT-W205R

Connectors
Connectivity
AC Power Cord / Plug RCA Input/Output Connectors System Remote-Control Output System Remote-Control Input
Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Double Deck
Double Deck
Dual Deck Playback / Single Deck Record High Speed Dubbing
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left / Right Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Master Record Level Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Automatic Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Reverse Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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