Sansui SC-3000
Dolby B NR

This Sansui SC-3000 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Sansui in 1977 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $360 and discontinued 2 years later in 1979.

The main features of the Sansui SC-3000 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter and memory stop, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal and chrome 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 SC-3000 are analog needle VU reading meters with peak indicator for easy adjustment of optimum recording level. Mechanical transport controls for reliable SC-3000 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the SC-3000 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. 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

1977 The Commodore PET home computer is released.
1978 Nintendo releases its first video game, Computer Othello.
1979 Philips introduced the Video 2000-system (also known as 'Video Compact Cassette' or VCC)

Features of Sansui SC-3000

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Normal Frequency Bias Oscillator
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Wood Case Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record Peak Indicator Dolby B
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Memory Stop Mechanical Transport Control
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Output Level Controls Output-Level Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff 1x Motor Mechanism Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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