Sansui D-370
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Full Logic Direct Drive Metal Tape

This Sansui D-370 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was first sold by Sansui in 1982 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $420 and discontinued 2 years later in 1984.

The main features of the Sansui D-370 are: 2 heads, digital linear tape counter with 4 digits and memory stop, tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes with additional manual equalization selection, 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-370 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the D-370 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the D-370 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type.

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
  • Dual Memory
  • 2 Motor
  • Compu Edit
  • Full Logic
  • AMPS (Automatic Music Program Search)
  • Direct Drive

Historic events

1982 Commodore announces the Commodore 64 computer.
1983 Apple introduces the Lisa computer, the first commercial personal computer with a graphical user interface (GUI).
1984 IBM announces the IBM Portable PC, for US$2900.

Features of Sansui D-370

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading Meters Linear Tape Counter 4-Digıt Digital Counter
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
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
Cassette Back Lighting
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Music Scan Full Logic Transport Control Memory Repeat Timer Recording/Playback A-B Repeat Record Mute Memory Stop Memory Play
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Equalization Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
2x Motor Mechanism Auto Shutoff Direct Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport

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