Victor DD-88
Dolby B NR Super ANRS Noise Reduction Dolby C logo Full Logic Metal Tape 3 Head

This Victor DD-88 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C and JVC's Super ANRS noise reduction, it was first sold by Victor in 1982 with a list price of USD $592.

The main features of the Victor DD-88 are: 3 heads and off-tape monitoring, digital tape counter with 4 digits, 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 right 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 DD-88 are generic digital peak reading meters with multi-color indication to provide visual saturation level of tape. Full-logic transport controls used on the DD-88 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the DD-88 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type.

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
  • ANRS (Automatic Noise Reduction System)

Historic events

1982 Sony and Philips announce the CD (Compact Disc) in Tokyo

Features of Victor DD-88

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading Meters Multi Color Peak-Reading Meters 4-Digıt Digital Counter
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Right Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Super ANRS Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Real-Time Tape Monitoring
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
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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