Sansui D-W9
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Metal Tape

The Sansui D-W9 is a stereo double cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was introduced by Sansui in 1982.

The main features of the Sansui D-W9 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-W9 are generic digital peak reading meters.

Dolby C-type used in the D-W9 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

1982 The Microfloppy Industry Committee agreed upon a 3½-inch floppy specification.

Features of Sansui D-W9

Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones 1 Microphone Input
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Double Deck
Double Deck
Dual Deck Recording/Playback
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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