Teac W-1200 Twin Cassette Deck
Rediscover precious music on your cassette tapes with this impressive Teac twin cassette deck. With the Teac W-1200 you don’t just get to hear your old cassettes again – or even newly purchased ones – but also record and archive them, too.
- Twin Cassette Deck capable of recording and playback
- One-Way IC logic transport control with excellent stability and durability
- Supports recording and playback of type I normal and type II Chrome tapes. It also supports playback of type IV metal tape.
- Equipped with noise reduction to reduce hiss on playback equivalent to Dolby B.
- Has simultaneous record function of tape 1/2 capable of reducing cassette duplication
- Comes with microphone input with level control great for karaoke and announcement applications
- Comes with timer playback / recording function that allows playback and recording at power-on
- Convenient +/-12 pitch control function for karaoke applications
- Comes with USB digital output
- Comes with headphone output
- Dedicated wireless remote control included
USB digital output for archiving
A great feature with the deck is the USB digital output. Simply connect to a home computer or digital recorder via USB and you can archive your cassettes in CD-quality! Having the cassettes recorded in the digital domain makes for much easier access. You could, for example, put the recordings on a USB stick or SD card and playback in your car, home cinema system or portable.
This flexible deck not only lets you record from cassette to cassette but also record on both decks. This gives the option of parallel recording – ideal for when you might want two copies of a home recording.
Quality playback with noise reduction
Teac are highly respected in the recording field and, along with their pro division Tascam, have huge expertise in the area. This experience makes the W-1200 a quality player with stable speed and smooth, analogue sound. For any cassettes you may have recorded in Dolby B (this includes most commercial recordings), noise reduction is on hand to further reduce tape hiss.
Mic input for home recording and Karaoke
Featuring a microphone input with mix level, the W-1200 also makes an ideal home recorder. Use the headphone output and you’ve got a complete home recorder in one. Great for parties, the W-1200 can even be used for Karaoke!
Ideal for music and dance students, deck 1 features pitch control. Use the rotary control to adjust the pitch up or down by up to 12%
Fully featured, including remote and timer
Other great features with this fully loaded cassette deck include a comprehensive remote control, timer play/record function (for using in conjunction with a mains timer), repeat playback and a dimmable display with twin counters.
Double cassette mechanism which can play while exchanging two cassettes
Two cassette mechanisms of simple and reliable one way (one way driving) system are installed. It is possible to prepare for the next playback (or recording) by replacing the cassette on the TAPE 2 side while playing back the TAPE 1 side (or during recording). Since each deck section is equipped with an independent control system drive section, you can operate (decompress, fast forward / rewind) the other deck while playing (or recording) one of the decks You can continue playing (or recording) with confidence without being affected. Corresponding types of tapes correspond to normal tape (TYPE I) and chrome tape (TYPE II) recording / playback, metal tape (TYPE IV) playback, and various types of tapes recorded in the past more It reproduces with faithful sound.
Dolby B Noise Reduction System that reproduces tapes recorded by NR method in original state
The cassette tape is equipped with a noise reduction system that reduces the hiss noise of the cassette tape. You can play cassette tapes recorded in the past with Dolby B NR (Dolby B type noise reduction) method in the state close to the original sound.
* As Dolby B NR compatible IC production finishes, now it is not possible to produce Dolby B NR loaded cassette deck newly, but at this time Tiac has valuable cassette tape assets as close to the original sound as possible In order to revive with, we installed a unique noise reduction system with the effect equivalent to Dolby B NR in the W - 1200.
On the TAPE 1 side, it has a pitch control function (playback only) that can fine-tune the tape playback speed in the wide range of ± 12%, and if there is a difference in tape speed between recording and playback, the original It is possible to return to the state and play it. Besides, it is possible to use various ways such as lowering the tape playback speed when you make minutes of minutes and reading, making it easier to hear the sound. In addition, convenient RTZ (Return to Zero: return to counter "0000") function that returns to counter position "0000" with one button is installed on both TAPE 1 side and TAPE 2 side.
Simultaneous recording (parallel recording) function convenient for cassette duplication
Simultaneous recording (parallel recording) function which can record simultaneously to two cassette tapes from line input is installed. For example, when it is necessary to distribute after recording, it is convenient because you can create master tape and distribution tape at the same time.
Record mute (REC MUTE) function that allows you to set the silent recording part to any length
Record mute (REC MUTE) function which can record while deleting unnecessary part between songs and inserting space (silent recording part) between songs was installed. By pressing "REC MUTE button" while recording or during recording standby, it is possible to create a non-record part for about 4 seconds. Depending on how you use it, you can also create a silent recording at any number of seconds (other than 4 seconds), so you can edit the tape as you want.
Convenient microphone input and microphone mixing function for karaoke, announcement applications etc.
It is possible to record on a cassette tape by mixing the sound of an external device connected to a cassette tape or a line input terminal and the microphone sound. Since it is also possible to adjust the input level of the microphone, even if there is no external mixer it is possible to use it for karaoke or announcement purposes.
Of course, it is possible to record only the voice of the microphone on the tape, and by using it together with the above simultaneous recording (parallel recording) function, it creates the audio minutes of the conference simultaneously for the master and the distribution tape can do.
* This unit does not support stereo microphone. Please use a monaural microphone.
One touch dubbing function
Just by pressing the button, you can easily dub the cassette tape and copy the original tape easily. Even during dubbing, you can create a silent recording part by pressing the REC MUTE button, you can use it as a simple editing function that can erase unnecessary parts as well as adding silence between tracks.
|Teac W-1200 Specifications|
|Track System||4-track, 2-channel stereo|
|Head Construction||Record/playback head x 1 (each deck
Erase head x 1 (each deck)
|Pitch Control||± 12％|
|Fast Winding Time||Approximately 120 sec (C-60 tape)|
|Wow and Flutter||0.25% (W.RMS)|
|Frequency Response (Overall)||High position tape (Type II) 30Hz 〜 15kHz（± 4dB）| Normal tape (Type I) 30Hz 〜 13kHz（± 4dB）|
|Signal to Noise Ratio (Overall)||59dB (at maximum recording level input, A-Weight)|
|ANALOG INPUT jacks (RCA)||Reference input level 0.28V | Input impedance 30k Ω or higher|
|MIC input Jack
(Standard mono jack)
|Reference input level 0.38mV Input impedance 3k Ω or higher|
|USB 2.0 FULL SPEED||Connector USB B port | Sampling frequency|
|Power requirement Model for Europe||AC 230 V, 50 Hz|
|Dimensions||435 (W) x 145 (H) x 285.8 (D)mm (Including protruding parts)|