Dual-well cassette deck
Item # 580TARW255 | MFR # TARW255
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Our take on the Onkyo TA-RW255 by Crutchfield's Ralph Graves
The Onkyo TA-RW255 dual cassette deck keeps things simple, whether you're dubbing cassette tapes, or just playing them. The deck offers dual-well auto-reverse playback, and auto-reverse recording on deck B. It also detects the type of cassette loaded and automatically adjusts bias, equalization, and sensitivity for the best possible recording with that specific tape. Dolby B and C help reduce unwanted tape hiss for cleaner sound reproduction. The cassette deck also lets you "relay play" two tapes for four sides of nonstop music.
- auto-reverse record/play (deck B) and auto-reverse play (deck A)
- Dolby B & C
- normal/high-speed dubbing
- relay play
- frequency response (±3dB) 30-17,000 Hz metal tape
- signal-to-noise ratio 56 dB (Dolby C)
- wow and flutter 0.13%
- 17-1/8"W x 4-3/4"H x 11-15/16"D
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
What's in the Box:
- TARW255 dual cassette deck
- Two 32'' RCA cables
- 31'' RI cable (mini-jack on both ends)
- Instruction manual
- Product registration card
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Automatic Tape Selector: Detects the type of cassette in the cassette holder and automatically sets the bias and equalization to the correct settings for Types I, II and IV cassette tapes.
Tape Counter: This unit has a single, 4-digit digital tape counter. The same counter is used for both Deck A and B by pressing an A/B button.
Dubbing: Tapes may be dubbed at normal speed or high speed (Records in half the time of normal speed). Recording can be performed only on Deck B.
Note: High-speed dubbing is not possible when recording from the LINE IN (REC) jacks.
Reverse Mode: Allows you to select between copying one side of a tape (One side) or both sides of the tape (Repeat).
Recording Blank Space Insert: Allows you to insert a blank 5 second space between each track ( you can adjust this to a shorter or longer timeframe).
Remote Interactive System (RI): This unit is fully compatible with Onkyo's RI system. This means you can control virtually all of the cassette deck's major functions with other Onkyo remote controls.
CD Synchro Recording: When connected to a CD player with the RI symbol, pressing the play button of the CD player will cause recording to begin automatically on this unit.
- Stereo RCA output (Play)
- Stereo RCA input (Record)
- RI remote control input and output (mini-jacks): Used to transmit remote codes from a compatible Onkyo unit to this unit.
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