Teac A-100
Dolby B NR

This TEAC A-100 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by TEAC in 1976 with a recommended retail price of USD $225 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the TEAC A-100 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal and 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 A-100 are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable A-100 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the A-100 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

Historic events

1976 B&W first started using Kevlar® as a cone material, with the introduction of the DM6 speaker.
1977 The Commodore PET home computer is released.

Features of TEAC A-100

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Wood Case 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
Controls
Operation
Line / Mic Input Select Mechanical Transport Control
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Equalization Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Mechanical Tape Loading Diagonal Front Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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