Aurex PC-X25AD
Dolby B NR Adres Soft Touch Metal Tape

The Toshiba PC-X25AD is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and Adres noise reduction, it was introduced by Toshiba in 1981 and discontinued 2 years later in 1983.

The main features of the Toshiba PC-X25AD 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 PC-X25AD are generic digital peak reading meters. Soft-touch controls for fast and easy transport function selection of the PC-X25AD. 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 PC-X25AD by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies. The Toshiba Adres noise reduction system used in the PC-X25AD expands the tape playback dynamic-range greatly right across the frequency range reaching an incredible 100dB at 1kHz. Signal-to-noise ratio is improved dramatically: by 30dB at 10kHz eliminating all tape hiss, and 17dB at 100Hz.

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

Historic events

1981 NASA launches first Space Shuttle.
1982 Commodore announces the Commodore 64 computer.
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 Toshiba PC-X25AD

Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading 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 Mute
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Adres
Controls
Operation
Cue / Review 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 Manual Tape Type Selection Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading

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