Teac C-2X
Dolby B NR Metal Tape 3 Head

This TEAC C-2X 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 1981 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the TEAC C-2X are: 3 heads and off-tape monitoring, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes with additional manual equalization selection, 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-2X are analog needle VU reading meters. 9,5 cm/s faster recording/playback speed used in the C-2X offers extended frequency response, increased dynamic range and transient response. C-2X.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the C-2X 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
  • 3 Head

Historic events

1981 Sony introduces the "micro" (3½-inch) floppy disk drive the OA-D30V
1982 Sony launched the CDP-101 in Japan

Features of TEAC C-2X

2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors AC Power Cord / Plug External Noise Reduction RCA Input/Output Ground Terminal Headphones Wired Remote Control Pro
Analog Needle Meters 3-Digıt Mechanical Counter
Cassette Exterior
Front Loading Black Finish Orientation Left
Compact Cassette
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Pause Record Record Mute
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction External Noise Reduction
Record Mute Real-Time Tape Monitoring Line / Mic Input Select
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Individual Input Level Controls Output-Level Control
Tape Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s 3¾ ips - 9.52 cm/s
Chrome Tape Capabılity Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Equalization Manual Tape Type Selection Metal Tape Capabılity
Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Dual-Capstan Transport

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