Technics RS-M205
Dolby B NR Soft Touch Metal Tape

This Technics RS-M205 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Technics in 1981 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $165 and discontinued 2 years later in 1983.

The main features of the Technics RS-M205 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection and capable of handling 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-M205 are analog needle VU reading meters. Soft-touch controls for fast and easy transport function selection of the RS-M205. 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-M205 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
  • Full Auto Stop

Historic events

1981 NASA launches first Space Shuttle.
1982 The Microfloppy Industry Committee agreed upon a 3½-inch floppy specification.
1983 Publication of MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) standard, a protocol which allows electronic instruments and other digital musical tools to communicate with each other.

Features of Technics RS-M205

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 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
Auto-Play Cue / Review Timer Recording/Playback Line / Mic Input Select Soft Touch Transport Control
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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