Yamaha TB-700
Dolby B NR

This Yamaha TB-700 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Yamaha in 1973 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $340.

The main features of the Yamaha TB-700 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection and capable of handling normal and chrome tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical of this deck is the 70's top loading layout 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 TB-700 are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable TB-700 transport function selection. Playback speed may be adjusted with pitch control.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the TB-700 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 RCA cable and recording from a source by a RCA cable.

Compact Cassette
  • Natural Sound

Historic events

1973 TDK introduced a replacement for chromium dioxide and named it Avilyn.

Features of Yamaha TB-700

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Peak Limiter
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Wood Side Panels Top Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record Dolby B
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control Pitch Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Output Level Controls Microphone Level Adjust (Left/Right) Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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