Teac CX-270
Dolby B NR

This TEAC CX-270 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by TEAC in 1979 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $250 and discontinued 3 years later in 1982.

The main features of the TEAC CX-270 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 with the side to be played facing forward in the cassette well.

Level meters used on the CX-270 are generic digital peak reading meters with peak hold for easy adjustment of optimum recording level. Mechanical transport controls for reliable CX-270 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the CX-270 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

1979 Intel released the first 16-bit processor, the 8086.
1980 Pac-Man arcade game developed by Namco released in Japan.
1981 IBM introduces the IBM PC.
1982 Seiko introduced the world’s first TV watch.

Features of TEAC CX-270

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters Peak Hold Display Brightness Adjustable
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left 19-Inch EIA Rack Mounting Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record Illuminated Cassette Compartment
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
Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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