Technics RS-615US
Dolby B NR

This Technics RS-615US is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Technics in 1976 and discontinued 3 years later in 1979.

The main features of the Technics RS-615US are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and ferro-chrome tapes, belt driven single-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 diagonally in the cassette well.

Level meters used on the RS-615US are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable RS-615US transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the RS-615US by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

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 cable and recording from a source by a cable.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1976 Sony first publicly demonstrated an optical digital audio disc
1977 The movie "Star Wars" is released, revealing special effects, and film technology never before seen by the general public.
1978 Introduction of the laserdisc player, using technology invented already in the 1960s
1979 Demonstration of the first CD prototype codenamed “Pinkeltje” by Philips to the worldpress in Eindhoven

Features of Technics RS-615US

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record Illuminated Cassette Compartment
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Timer Recording/Playback Line / Mic Input Select Mechanical Transport Control
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Ferro-Chrome Tape Capabılity Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop Diagonal Front Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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