Technics RS-M226
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Soft Touch Metal Tape

This Technics RS-M226 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was first sold by Technics in 1982 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $200.

The main features of the Technics RS-M226 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual 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-M226 are generic digital peak reading meters. Soft-touch controls for fast and easy transport function selection of the RS-M226. Cue and review can be used to easily and quickly locate the beginning of a passage.

Dolby C-type used in the RS-M226 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type.

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
  • Full Auto Stop

Historic events

1982 Commodore announces the Commodore 64 computer.

Features of Technics RS-M226

Connectors
Connectivity
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 Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Auto-Play Cue / Review Timer Recording/Playback Soft Touch Transport Control Line / Mic Input Select One-Touch Record/Pause Record Mute
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
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 Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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