Superscope CD-310
Dolby B NR

The Superscope CD-310 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was introduced by Superscope in 1978 and discontinued 4 years later in 1982.

The main features of the Superscope CD-310 are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and ferro-chrome tapes with additional manual equalization selection, 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 diagonally in the cassette well.

Level meters used on the CD-310 are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable CD-310 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the CD-310 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
  • Front Loading
  • Auto Shut Off
  • Super Hard Permalloy Head

Historic events

1978 Nintendo releases its first video game, Computer Othello.
1979 Demonstration of the first CD prototype codenamed “Pinkeltje” by Philips to the worldpress in Eindhoven
1980 3M, Mitsubishi, Sony and Studer each introduce a multitrack digital recorder.
1981 Sony introduces the "micro" (3½-inch) floppy disk drive the OA-D30V
1982 Sony launched the CDP-101 in Japan

Features of Superscope CD-310

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs Ground Terminal AC Power Cord / Plug RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Peak Limiter
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
Record Dolby B
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Rear Controls
Rear Controls
Voltage Switchable (Rear)
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Ferro-Chrome Tape Capabılity Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Equalization Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Diagonal Front Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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