Panasonic RS-271US
Dolby B NR

This Technics RS-271US is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Technics in 1973 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $250.

The main features of the Technics RS-271US are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal and chrome tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical of this deck is the 70's top loading layout 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 RS-271US are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable RS-271US transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the RS-271US by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1973 IBM released the 8" floppy drive, and the first permanent storage with its first "Hard Drive"

Features of Technics RS-271US

Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Top Loading Wood Case
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Type Selection Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

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