Teac R-545
Dolby B NR Full Logic Metal Tape

The TEAC R-545 is a auto-reverse stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was introduced by TEAC in 1989 with a recommended retail price of USD $170 and discontinued 3 years later in 1992.

The main features of the TEAC R-545 are: 2 heads, electronic tape counter with 4 digits, tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven auto reverse 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 R-545 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the R-545 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the R-545 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

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
  • IC Logic Transport Control
  • LC-OFC Head
  • Two Motor
  • Cobalt Amorhous Head
  • Multi Function Memory System

Historic events

1989 Commodore announces that 1 million Amiga computers have been sold.
1990 Release of Photoshop 1.0 for Macintosh computers by Adobe.
1991 Invention of the MP3 digital audio format
1992 The Atari 2600 is finally discontinued 15 years after its introduction in September 1977

Features of TEAC R-545

Calibration
Calibration
Bias Fine Tune
Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
4-Digıt Digital Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Timer Recording/Playback
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Output Level Controls Headphone Volume Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Reverse 2x Motor Mechanism Auto Shutoff Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Single Capsŧan Transport (x2)

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