Rotel RD-840
Soft Touch

The Rotel RD-840 is a stereo cassette deck, it was introduced by Rotel in 1982 with a list price of USD $210 and discontinued 3 years later in 1985.

The main features of the Rotel RD-840 are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection with support for normal and chrome tapes.

Typical front loading cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on the left side of the deck.

Level meters used on the RD-840 are generic digital peak reading meters. Soft-touch controls for fast and easy transport function selection of the RD-840.

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

Historic events

1982 Seiko introduced the world’s first TV watch.
1983 TV Series The "A-Team" with Mr T premieres on NBC.
1984 Seiko Instruments U.S.A. Inc. displays the first wristwatch computer, with a 10-character, 4-line LCD.
1985 Microsoft announces Windows 1.0.

Features of Rotel RD-840

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
4 Track / 2 Channel 2 Head Desiǥn
Controls
Operation
Soft Touch Transport Control
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Stop

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