Sansui D-390R
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Wired Remote Control Full Logic Metal Tape

This Sansui D-390R is a auto-reverse stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was first sold by Sansui in 1984 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $340 and discontinued 2 years later in 1986.

The main features of the Sansui D-390R are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes with additional manual equalization selection, belt driven auto reverse 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-390R are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the D-390R let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the D-390R provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type.

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
  • AMPS (Automatic Music Program Search)

Historic events

1984 The Ferrari Testarossa, a two-door coupé, premiered at the Paris Auto Show.
1985 Live Aid, a day-long global concert broadcast that raised money for humanitarian efforts in Africa.
1986 Pixar founded by Edwin Catmull, Alvy Ray Smith and Steve Jobs.

Features of Sansui D-390R

Connectors
Connectivity
AC Power Cord / Plug RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones Wired Remote Control
Controls
Controls
3-Position Direction Selector
Display
Display
Track Indicator 3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Music Scan Full Logic Transport Control
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
Auto Reverse Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Single Capsŧan Transport (x2) Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

Similar to Sansui D-390R from the period 1984 - 1986

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