Teac C-1
Dolby B NR Wired Remote Control Full Logic 3 Head

This TEAC C-1 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction with connectors for optional external DBX, DNL, Adres, Super-d, Dolby-C or High-ComII noise reduction systems, it was first sold by TEAC in 1978 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $1,350 and discontinued 2 years later in 1980.

The main features of the TEAC C-1 are: 3 discrete heads and off-tape monitoring, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and ferro-chrome tapes with additional manual equalization selection, belt driven dual-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 C-1 are analog needle VU reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the C-1 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection. Playback speed may be adjusted with pitch control.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the C-1 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. All main transport commands can be issued remotely with a wired remote control.

Compact Cassette
  • Three Motor
  • Three Head

Historic events

1978 Technics introduced the famous SL-1200MK2 turntable
1979 The video game "Asteroids" is created.
1980 Worldwide sale of Rubik's Cube starts.

Features of TEAC C-1

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs AC Power Cord / Plug RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones Wired Remote Control
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel Seperate Record and Playback Heads
Indicators
Indicators
Dolby B
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction External Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Auto-Play Line / Mic Input Select Record Mute Real-Time Tape Monitoring Pitch Control Timer Recording
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls Output-Level Control
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 Dual-Capstan Transport 3x Motor Mechanism Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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