Teac V-4RX
Dolby B NR DBX Full Logic Metal Tape

This TEAC V-4RX is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and DBX noise reduction, it was first sold by TEAC in 1982 with a list price of USD $430 and discontinued 2 years later in 1984.

The main features of the TEAC V-4RX are: 2 heads, digital tape counter with 4 digits, tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, 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 V-4RX are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the V-4RX 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 V-4RX by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies. Dbx Type II found in the V-4RX is a simplified version of the Type I noise reduction system. The dbx Type II system was designed to be used with systems with limited bandwidth such as cassette based recorders and also uses a simple 2:1:2 compander to reduce noise.

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 built-in RCA cable and recording from a source by a built-in RCA cable.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1982 VHS-Compact (VHS-C), originally developed for portable VCRs, but ultimately finding success in palm-sized camcorders
1983 Apple introduces the Lisa computer, the first commercial personal computer with a graphical user interface (GUI).
1984 Apple Computer introduces the Macintosh.

Features of TEAC V-4RX

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs AC Power Cord / Plug RCA Input Cable Headphones RCA Output Cable
Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading Meters 4-Digıt Digital Counter
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction DBX Disc DBX Type II Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Timer Recording/Playback
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Dual-Capstan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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