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JVC TD-W354

Dubbing cassette deck ( )

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Item # 111TDW354

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Overview

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With this sturdy full-logic dubbing deck from JVC, you'll enjoy top-notch cassette convenience — for playback and recording. Along with dual-well auto-reverse playback, and auto-reverse recording on deck B, the TD-W354 offers JVC's handy Compu Calibration system: Load a tape, press a button, and in less than 20 seconds the deck adjusts bias, equalization, and sensitivity for the best possible recording with that specific tape. Dolby B and C keep your music clean, while Dolby HX Pro lets you record at "hotter" levels with less distortion. And musicians will love the microphone input, which lets you mix your own voice or instrument into a recording.

With this sturdy full-logic dubbing deck from JVC, you'll enjoy top-notch cassette convenience — for playback and recording. Along with dual-well auto-reverse playback, and auto-reverse recording on deck B, the TD-W354 offers JVC's handy Compu Calibration system: Load a tape, press a button, and in less than 20 seconds the deck adjusts bias, equalization, and sensitivity for the best possible recording with that specific tape. Dolby B and C keep your music clean, while Dolby HX Pro lets you record at "hotter" levels with less distortion. And musicians will love the microphone input, which lets you mix your own voice or instrument into a recording.

A cool variable pitch control lets you speed up or slow down tape playback — great for studying musical passages, or for matching song tempos with aerobics or dance tapes. Thanks to multi music scan, you can get right to the song you want to hear. You can even "relay play" two tapes for four sides of nonstop tunes!

Details:

  • auto-reverse record/play (deck B) and auto-reverse play (deck A)
  • Compu Calibration
  • Dolby B & C
  • Dolby HX Pro (deck B)
  • full-logic controls
  • normal/high-speed dubbing
  • variable pitch control
  • relay play
  • multi music scan
  • microphone mix input
  • headphone output
  • JVC Enhanced CompuLink
  • Dynamics Detection Recording Processor
  • frequency response (±3dB) 30-16,000 Hz — metal tape
  • signal-to-noise ratio 78 dB (Dolby C)
  • wow and flutter 0.08%
  • 17-3/16"W x 5-7/16"H x 14-1/2"D
  • warranty: 1 year

What's in the Box:

  • 1 black dual-well deck
  • 1- 3' mono minijack remote control cable
  • 2- 3' RCA stereo patchcords
  • Instruction manual
  • Warranty card
  • Service center guide
  • Consumer safety guide
Reviews

JVC TD-W354 Reviews

Average Customer Review(s):

(1 Review)

JVC TD-354

Doc T from Eureka, CA on 3/23/2016

Just bought one of these locally. Well worth the money. I particularly like the "pitch control" feature and that each deck has 3 motors.

Pros: Pitch Control, 3 motors.

Cons: Big box with not a whole lot of "stuff" in it.

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Special Features

The deck is Compulink 3 compatible which allows for synchronized recording.

DDRP allows for fully automatic recording, including automatic level setting, when used with a suitable JVC CD player with DDRP.

Multi Music Scan allows you to skip up to 99 selections.

The AUTO bias feature on this deck is called COMPU CAL function.

There is a mono microphone input (phono jack) with a level control to allow you to mix a microphone during recording. You can also set the record-pause mode, lower the input level to min, and output sounds over the mike to a public address system.

The pitch control functions only on deck A and does not function in high-speed dubbing mode.

Deck motors:

  • Capstan: 1 DC electric governed motor
  • Reel: 1 DC motor
  • Mechanism drive: 1 DC motor

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