Sansui D-W10
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Metal Tape

The Sansui D-W10 is a stereo double cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was introduced by Sansui in 1984 and discontinued 2 years later in 1986.

The main features of the Sansui D-W10 are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, automatic tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and metal tapes.

Typical front loading double 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-W10 are generic digital peak reading meters.

Dolby C-type used in the D-W10 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.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1984 IBM announces the IBM Portable PC, for US$2900.
1985 Microsoft announces Windows 1.0.
1986 IEC (60094-7) standard on magnetic tape sound recording and reproducing systems

Features of Sansui D-W10

Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
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
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Automatic Tape Type Selection Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading

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