Sansui SC-700
Dolby B NR

This Sansui SC-700 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Sansui in 1973 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $260 and discontinued 2 years later in 1975.

The main features of the Sansui SC-700 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal and chrome tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical of this deck is the 70's top loading layout 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-700 are analog needle VU reading meters with multi-color indication to provide visual saturation level of tape. Mechanical transport controls for reliable SC-700 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the SC-700 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

To make live recordings this deck has 3 microphone inputs (for left, right and center channels) 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

1973 TDK introduced a replacement for chromium dioxide and named it Avilyn.
1974 The Waffle Trainer is introduced, quickly becoming the best-selling training shoe in the U.S.
1975 Sony launched the Betamax videocassette recording format.

Features of Sansui SC-700

Connectors
Connectivity
Ground Terminal 3 Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Multi Color Peak-Reading Meters Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left Wood Side Panels Top Loading Black Finish
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record Dolby B
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Output-Level Control Microphone Level Adjust (Left/Right/Blend)
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 Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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