Sansui D-150M
Dolby B NR Soft Touch Metal Tape

This Sansui D-150M is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Sansui in 1981 with a recommended retail price of USD $240 and discontinued 2 years later in 1983.

The main features of the Sansui D-150M are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical front loading 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.

Level meters used on the D-150M are generic digital peak reading meters. Soft-touch controls for fast and easy transport function selection of the D-150M.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the D-150M by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

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.

Compact Cassette
  • Soft Touch Control
  • Digital Peak Level
  • Metal-Tape-Compatible
  • AMPS (Automatic Music Program Search)

Historic events

1981 IBM introduces the IBM PC.
1982 VHS-Compact (VHS-C), originally developed for portable VCRs, but ultimately finding success in palm-sized camcorders
1983 Publication of MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) standard, a protocol which allows electronic instruments and other digital musical tools to communicate with each other.

Features of Sansui D-150M

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs 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
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Metal Tape Record
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Music Scan Soft Touch Transport Control
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Type Selection Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading

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