Technics RS-678US
Dolby B NR Soft Touch

This Technics RS-678US is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Technics in 1977 with a list price of USD $500.

The main features of the Technics RS-678US are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter and memory stop, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal and chrome tapes with additional manual equalization selection, 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-678US are analog needle VU reading meters. Soft-touch controls for fast and easy transport function selection of the RS-678US.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the RS-678US 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
  • HPF Head
  • FG Servo Motor
  • Full Auto Stop
  • 2 Motor Tape Transport

Historic events

1977 Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak exhibiting the first Apple II

Features of Technics RS-678US

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs AC Power Cord / Plug DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left 19-Inch EIA Rack Mounting Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Illuminated Cassette Compartment
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Timer Recording/Playback Soft Touch Transport Control Memory Stop
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Microphone Level Adjust (Left/Right) Individual Input Level Controls Output-Level Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Equalization Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Servo Controlled Transport 2x Motor Mechanism Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Diagonal Front Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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