Technics RS-677US
Dolby B NR Soft Touch Wired Remote Control

This Technics RS-677US is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Technics in 1976 with a list price of USD $500 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Technics RS-677US are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter and memory stop, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal and chrome tapes (automatic for 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-677US are analog needle VU reading meters. Soft-touch controls for fast and easy transport function selection of the RS-677US.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the RS-677US by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies. The 19kHz multiplex pilot slgnal present in FM stereo broadcasts can cause false triggering of the noise reduction system. The switchable MPX filter of the RS-677US filters out the pilot signal, and assuring proper Dolby processing of FM stereo programs.

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. All main transport commands can be issued remotely with a wired remote control.

Compact Cassette
  • HPF Head
  • Full Auto Stop
  • 2 Motor Tape Transport

Historic events

1976 JVC developed the VHS (Video Home System) format, and introduced the first VHS recorders to the consumer market
1977 AT&T completes it prototype of cell phone technology.

Features of Technics RS-677US

2 Mono Microphone Inputs Ground Terminal AC Power Cord / Plug Headphones Wired Remote Control
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Wood Case Front Loading
Compact Cassette
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Illuminated Cassette Compartment
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby FM Dolby-B Noise Reduction MPX Filter
Soft Touch Transport Control Line / Mic Input Select Memory Stop Memory Play
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Microphone Level Adjust (Left/Right) Record Level Balance Control Master Record Level Control
Rear Controls
Rear Controls
Output-Level Control (Rear)
Tape Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Manual Tape Type Selection Automatic CrO2 Tape Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
2x Motor Mechanism Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Diagonal Front Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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