18 July 2016

Unique 2-in-1 audio components

The most succesfull 2-in-1 separate audio component was probably the dual well cassette deck. The World's First High-Speed Dual recoding cassette deck was the ONKYO TA-W800 from 1981. Let's take a look at some audio components that used a different approach for the 2-in-1 concept.

onkyo

A unique portable radio-cassette recorder with a "slide-in tape 2" by Music Air.

portable boombox

How about a combination between a reel to reel and a compact cassette machine. This is the unique BRG M 11 from Hungary (1970).

BRG M 11

There was of course a 3-in-1 approach too. Reel to reel, compact cassette and 8 track recorder from AKAI. X2000D

AKAI. X2000D

But what if you make a dual reel to reel? This is the KORTING MT 3624 from.....1964.

KORTING MT 3624

You can make vertical standing one too. Dokorder 8010A

Dokorder 8010A

Before the compact cassette - CD combination unit there was also a compact cassette - microcassette combination - Technics M212

Technics M212

Talking about the CD. What if you make a CD player - turntable combination unit. FISHER DAC-9025

FISHER DAC-9025

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