RS-275CU
Direct Drive

This Technics RS-275US is a stereo cassette deck, it was first sold by Technics in 1971 with a recommended retail price of USD $250 and discontinued 2 years later in 1973.

The main features of the Technics RS-275US are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal and chrome tapes, 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-275US are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable RS-275US transport function selection.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1971 The liquid-crystal display (LCD) invented by James Fergason
1972 Intel releases the 8008 chip. An 8-bit processor that becomes the foundation for future personal computers.
1973 Computer graphics are used for the first time in the Motion Picture Industry when the movie "Westworld" is produced.

Features of Technics RS-275US

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
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
Direct Drive (Capsŧan) Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

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