Teac W-860R
Dolby B NR Metal Tape

The TEAC W-860R is a stereo double cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was introduced by TEAC in 1999 and discontinued 4 years later in 2003.

The main W-860R features are, tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and metal tapes.

Typical front loading double cassette 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.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the W-860R by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

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

1999 Introduction of Super Audio CD (SACD) by Philips and Sony
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

Features of TEAC W-860R

RCA Input/Output Connectors AC Power Cord / Plug
Cassette Exterior
Front Loading
Compact Cassette
Head Configuration
4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Mechanical Tape Loading

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