Realistic SCT-17

This Realistic SCT-17 is a stereo cassette deck, it was first sold by Realistic in 1978 and discontinued 4 years later in 1982.

The main features of the Realistic SCT-17 are:, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection and capable of handling normal tapes.

Typical of this deck is the 70's top loading layout with the cassette compartiment located on the right 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.

Level meters used on the SCT-17 are analog needle VU reading meters.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1978 The first satellite in the modern Navstar Global Positioning System (GPS) is launched.
1979 Demonstration of the first CD prototype codenamed “Pinkeltje” by Philips to the worldpress in Eindhoven
1980 Dolby C Noise Reduction introduced by Dolby Laboratories.
1981 IBM introduces the IBM PC.
1982 Sony and Philips announce the CD (Compact Disc) in Tokyo

Features of Realistic SCT-17

Analog Needle Meters 3-Digıt Mechanical Counter
Cassette Exterior
Top Loading Orientation Right Black Finish
Compact Cassette
Head Configuration
4 Track / 2 Channel
Tape Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Normal Tape Capabılity
Mechanical Tape Loading

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