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The Pioneer CT-W430 is a stereo double cassette deck with Dolby B/C and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was introduced by Pioneer in 2011.

The main features of the Pioneer CT-W430 are: 2 heads, manual tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical front loading double 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.

Soft-touch controls for fast and easy transport function selection of the CT-W430.

Dolby C-type used in the CT-W430 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type. The Dolby HX PRO system provides precise bias control during recording to reduce distortion and improve linearity in the high-frequency range, the result is recorded sound that is highly faithful to the original.

Connection to other audio components for plaback can be achieved by a RCA cable and recording from a source by a RCA cable. All main transport commands can be issued remotely with a wired remote control.

Compact Cassette
  • 3-Type Tape Selector
  • Remote Controllable Pause
  • High Speed Synchro Copy
  • Dolby HX Pro
  • Auto Tape Selector

Historic events

2011 Last Atlantis flight and last Space Shuttle flight; STS-135

Features of Pioneer CT-W430

RCA Input/Output Connectors Wired Remote Control
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Orientation Left Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction Dolby HX Pro®
Soft Touch Transport Control
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Type Selection Automatic Tape Type Selection Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Auto Shutoff Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading

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