Revox B710
Dolby B NR Direct Drive Wired Remote Control Full Logic Direct Drive Metal Tape 3 Head

This Revox B710 is a stereo cassette deck with double Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Revox in 1981 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $1,900.

The main features of the Revox B710 are: 3 heads and off-tape monitoring, digital tape counter with 4 digits, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes with automatic equalization selection, double direct drive dual-capstan transport.

Typical front loading cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on the center of the deck. Tape loading/unloading is operated motorized 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 B710 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the B710 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 B710 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies. The three-head configuration of the B710 requires a Double Dolby system, one for recording and one for playback. The 19kHz multiplex pilot slgnal present in FM stereo broadcasts can cause false triggering of the noise reduction system. The switchable MPX filter of the B710 filters out the pilot signal, and assuring proper Dolby processing of FM stereo programs.

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. All main transport commands can be issued remotely with a wired remote control.

Compact Cassette

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Features of Revox B710

2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones Wired Remote Control System Remote-Control Input
Digital Peak-Reading Meters 4-Digıt Digital Counter Digital Clock
Cassette Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Center Front Loading
Compact Cassette
Stereo Built-in Timer
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction MPX Filter Double Dolby NR Circuits
Full Logic Transport Control Timer Recording/Playback Real-Time Tape Monitoring
Microphone Level Adjust (Left/Right) Individual Input Level Controls Headphone Volume Control
Rear Controls
Rear Controls
Voltage Switchable (Rear)
Tape Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Automatic Tape Equalization Manual Tape Type Selection Automatic Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Motorized Tape Loading Auto Shutoff Direct Drive (Capsŧan) Dual-Capstan Transport Direct Loading Double Direct Drive (Capsŧan)

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