Technics RS-B10
Dolby B NR Soft Touch Metal Tape

The Technics RS-B10 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was introduced by Technics in 1984 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Technics RS-B10 are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and metal 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 with the side to be played facing forward in the cassette well.

Level meters used on the RS-B10 are generic digital peak reading meters. Soft-touch controls for fast and easy transport function selection of the RS-B10. Cue and review can be used to easily and quickly locate the beginning of a passage.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the RS-B10 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 RCA cable and recording from a source by a RCA cable.

Compact Cassette
  • One Touch Recording
  • MX Head
  • Full Auto Stop

Historic events

1984 The first episode of the Miami Vice television crime drama series, premiered on NBC.
1985 Microsoft announces Windows 1.0.

Features of Technics RS-B10

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
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
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Cue / Review Line / Mic Input Select Soft Touch Transport Control One-Touch Record Standby
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Record Level Balance Control Master Record Level Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff 1x Motor Mechanism Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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