Teac V-610
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Dolby HXPro Full Logic Metal Tape

This TEAC V-610 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B/C and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was first sold by TEAC in 1996 with a list price of USD $240 and discontinued 10 years later in 2006.

The main features of the TEAC V-610 are: 2 heads, digital tape counter with 4 digits, automatic tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical front loading cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on the center 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-610 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the V-610 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the V-610 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type. The Dolby HX PRO system provides precise bias control during recording to reduce distortion and improve linearity in the high-frequency range, the result is recorded sound that is highly faithful to the original.

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
  • Auto Tape Selector
  • CPS (Computomatic Program Search)
  • Two Motor IC Logic Transport Control

Historic events

1996 Introduction of the first smartphone, the Nokia 9000 Communicator which incorporated PDA functionality
1997 Saul. B Marantz dies at age 85
1998 Memory Stick, a removable flash memory card format, launched by Sony
1999 SanDisk, Matsushita, and Toshiba agreed to develop and market the SD (Secure Digital) Memory Card
2000 Windows 2000 is released
2001 Apple Computer introduced the iPod portable music player.
2002 Nakamichi went into bankruptcy protection.
2003 Memory Stick PRO, a removable flash memory card format, launched by Sony and SanDisk
2006 Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, a removable flash memory card format, launched by Sony and SanDisk

Features of TEAC V-610

Connectors
Connectivity
AC Power Cord / Plug RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading Meters 4-Digıt Digital Counter
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Center 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 Dolby-C Noise Reduction Dolby HX Pro®
Controls
Operation
Music Scan CD Synchro Start Full Logic Transport Control Record Mute Intro Scan
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Record Level Balance Control Master Record Level Control
Limited Finish
Special Finish
Gold-Plated Headphone Jack
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Automatic Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
2x Motor Mechanism Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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