Sanyo RD-4545
Dolby B NR Soft Touch 3 Head

The Sanyo RD 4545 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was introduced by Sanyo in 1976.

The main features of the Sanyo RD 4545 are: 3 heads and no off-tape monitoring to save production cost, analog 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection with support for 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 RD 4545 are analog needle VU reading meters. Soft-touch controls for fast and easy transport function selection of the RD 4545.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the RD 4545 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.

Compact Cassette
  • Full Auto Stop

Historic events

1976 Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniack incorporate the Apple computer company.

Features of Sanyo RD 4545

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Top Loading Wood Case
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Soft Touch Transport Control
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Type Selection Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

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