Sharp RT-2266
Dolby B NR Full Logic Metal Tape

This Sharp RT-2266 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Sharp in 1979 with a recommended retail price of USD $380 and discontinued 2 years later in 1981.

The main features of the Sharp RT-2266 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome, ferro-chrome and metal 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 RT-2266 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the RT-2266 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the RT-2266 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
  • Sharpscan Peak Level Display
  • APLD (Auto Program Locate Device)
  • Full Auto Stop

Historic events

1979 Nike's Air technology patented by inventor M. Frank Rudy is introduced in the Tailwind running shoe.
1980 3M, Mitsubishi, Sony and Studer each introduce a multitrack digital recorder.
1981 IBM introduces the IBM PC.

Features of Sharp RT-2266

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Cassette Back Lighting
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Music Scan Full Logic Transport Control Auto-Space
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Microphone Level Adjust (Left/Right) Individual Input Level Controls Output-Level Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Ferro-Chrome Tape Capabılity Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity 2-Position Equalization Selector Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Solenoid Control (Mechanism) Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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