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Technics RS-273 Cassette Deck


Technics RS-273 Cassette Deck

Fabulous vintage cassette deck – Ultimate retro HiFi. The Technics RS-273 was ‘top of line’ equipment in 1975 and still is an impressive piece of kit.

This unit is in top condition – all working well, sounding great, looking even better.

Two large backlit VU meters with peak indicator provide optimum recording levels with adjustment for both input & output levels.

Made in Japan 1975

SKU: 000390


This unit checks out all OK – Cleaned throughout, lubed, & tape counter belt replaced . All functions working well

The Technics RS273 is a two head, belt drive via capstan drive ‘flat deck’ cassette player/recorder with Dolby NR. Using Normal or Chrome type compact cassettes.
Motor: Electronic speed control motor
Recording System : AC bias
Erase System: AC erase
Track System: 4-track, 2-channel stereo recording & playback
Tape Speed: 1⅞ ips
Wow and Flutter: Less than 0.15% (WRMS)
Frequency Response: 20-13,000 Hz (with normal tape20-14,000 Hz (with Cr02 tape)
Signal to Noise Ratio: 45 dB (in normal operation55 dB (in Dolby operation)
Inputs :
MIC LINE -70 dB (0.3 mV)/600-20k -30 dB (30 mV)/150kΩ
Outputs :
LINE HEADPHONE -6 dB (500 mV) / load impedance 50K ove8Ω
Record/Playback 1-DIN connection
Power Requirements
220-250 volts AC 50/60 Hz with voltage selector
Power Consumption: Approx. 15 W
42cm Wide / 13cm High / 28cm Deep / 6.1KG

FiF Rating

‘Good Vintage Condition’ Original piece in great, fully functional condition. Without faults

Freight Category

Med II 'L'. Boxed- L60cm/W40cm/D40cm >15KG. Tracked post

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