Technics RS-B565
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Dolby HXPro Full Logic Direct Drive Metal Tape

The Technics RS-B565 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B/C and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was introduced by Technics in 1990 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Technics RS-B565 are: 2 heads, electronic tape counter with 3 digits and memory stop, automatic tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and metal tapes, 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-B565 are generic digital peak reading meters with peak hold for easy adjustment of optimum recording level. Full-logic transport controls used on the RS-B565 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the RS-B565 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type. The Dolby HX PRO system provides precise bias control during recording to reduce distortion and improve linearity in the high-frequency range, the result is recorded sound that is highly faithful to the original. To further maintain recording accuracy, the RS-B565 incorporates a switchable multiplex filter. When you record FM stereo broadcasts, the MPX filter of the RS-B565 can be swiched on to prevent the standard 19kHz FM pilot signal from interfering with the noise reduction system.

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
  • Class AA
  • Direct Drive
  • MX Head
  • HX Pro Headroom Extension
  • Digital Servo

Historic events

1990 Release of Photoshop 1.0 for Macintosh computers by Adobe.
1991 Introduction of MiniDisc by Sony

Features of Technics RS-B565

Calibration
Calibration
Bias Fine Tune
Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Digital Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters Peak Hold
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
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 MPX Filter Dolby-C Noise Reduction Dolby HX Pro®
Controls
Operation
Music Scan Full Logic Transport Control Memory Repeat Timer Recording/Playback Record Mute Memory Stop Auto-Space
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Record Level Balance Control Master Record Level Control Headphone Volume Control
Limited Finish
Special Finish
Gold-Plated Headphone Jack Gold Plated Microphone Jacks
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Automatic Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
2x Motor Mechanism Auto Shutoff Direct Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport

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