Technics RS-TR979
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Dolby HXPro Full Logic Wireless Remote Control Metal Tape

This Technics RS-TR979 is a auto-reverse stereo double cassette deck with Dolby B/C and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was first sold by Technics in 1993 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $420.

The main features of the Technics RS-TR979 are: 2 heads, digital tape counter with 4 digits, automatic tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes.

Typical front loading double cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on both sides of the deck. Tape loading/unloading is operated motorized 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-TR979 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the RS-TR979 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the RS-TR979 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.

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. All main transport commands can be issued remotely with a wireless remote control.

Compact Cassette
  • TNRC (Technics Non-Resonant Compound)
  • HX Pro Headroom Extension
  • TPS (Tape Program Sensor)
  • Quick Reverse

Historic events

1993 Intel introduces the "Pentium" processing chip.

Features of Technics RS-TR979

Calibration
Calibration
Bias Fine Tune
Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones System Remote-Control Input Wireless Remote Control Receiver
Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading Meters 4-Digıt Digital Counter
Double Deck
Double Deck
Dual Deck Recording/Playback High Speed Dubbing Synchro Copy
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left / Right Black Finish 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 Dolby HX Pro®
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Timer Recording/Playback Auto-Space
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Record Level Balance Control Master Record Level Control
Limited Finish
Special Finish
Gold-Plated Headphone Jack
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
Auto Reverse Motorized Tape Loading Quick Auto Reverse Auto Shutoff

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