Tandberg TCD 320
Dolby B NR

This Tandberg TCD 320 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Tandberg in 1978 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $650 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Tandberg TCD 320 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal and chrome tapes.

Typical front loading cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on the right side of the deck. Tape eject is operated mechanically and the cassette needs to be placed sideways in the cassette well.

Level meters used on the TCD 320 are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable TCD 320 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the TCD 320 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies. The 19kHz multiplex pilot slgnal present in FM stereo broadcasts can cause false triggering of the noise reduction system. The switchable MPX filter of the TCD 320 filters out the pilot signal, and assuring proper Dolby processing of FM stereo programs.

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

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 Tandberg TCD 320

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs AC Power Cord / Plug RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Top Loading Orientation Right Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction MPX Filter
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Sideways Tape Transport Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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