CASSETTE DECKS

Reference (by Quadraflex) 412-D

Reference (by Quadraflex) 412Dstereo cassette deck ('78-'80) $125


A very nice, fully operational, 4-track, 2-channel stereo cassette deck originally sold as part of their excellent "Reference by Quadraflex" house brand line-up at Pacific Stereo.The line-up included stereo receivers, tape decks, turntables and speaker systems.  Considered by many to be one of the better house brands ever sold by any retail electronics chains back in the 70's and 80's.
As were all the Reference units, this 412D has genuine walnut side panels and a beautiful black face  
Among its features are: 
Dolby switch, metal or normal tape switch, two mic inputs, left/right input volume controls, precision dB calibrated meters, two peak level LEDs, memory stop to locate a desired point in a recording, full auto-stop at end of tape in any mode.


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Nakamichi CR-1A

Nakamichi CR-1A ('88-'90) $125

The CR-1 features the Nakamichi 2 head reproduction system. It delivers sound and performance you'd expect from a high quality 3 head machine. The heads themselves, the transport and electronics have all been specifically designed to deliver the peak of perfection in 2 head reproduction. Your own ears will immediately tell you that the CR-1A succeeds in being one of the most 3 head sounding 2 head decks in existence. If you've always wanted to experience the renowned Nakamichi sound but haven't yet taken the plunge, the CR-1 may be the easiest way to get started.

  • Features: microprocessor control, silent mechanism

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MCS 3551

MCS 3551 (cassette, 1978) $125 (rosewood case)

Built by NEC for JC Penney, this deck has all the switches for bias, EQ and Dolby, recording volume knobs (left/right) two large well lit vu-meters, new belts and is in perfect cosmetic and working condition.  The rosewood case was typical of MCS units of higher caliber.​


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Technics RS-M260

Technics RS-M260 stereo cassette deck ​('80-'82) $125


This M260 is a fully operational tape deck with 3-Sendust heads, flywheel-powered soft touch transport, single compact cassette deck producing 4-track, 2-channel stereo.  It has digital LED meters for precise control.  Many switches for almost any kind of tape, volume/line input volume controls, mic inputs, etc....black metal case with silver face.
Like open-reel decks the M260 has three heads for superior performance and convenient tape monitoring.  With 3 heads you can hear what you just recorded on the tape, you know if the tape is not getting best results, (if maybe, the head needs cleaning or be demagnetized, as you are switching between source and tape and can hear if the tape is as hot as the broadcast or source being recorded. 


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