Pioneer Blue and SPEC series. Which one would you pick? Left of right?
Review & Demo of vintage front loading cassette deck Pioneer CT-F1000 also know as CT-1000 in Japan.
70’s super deck and direct competitor to Nakamichi 1000 Mk III. Many professional functions.
Main features 3 head system, 2 pole motor and separate Dolby for recording and playback. The exceptional playback and recording heads are made from a single Ferrite crystal each, instead of the usual grains of Ferrite, and the high quality DC servomotor ensures low levels of wow and flutter.
Pioneer JA-R2S “SPEC” audio rack
– Mounting Cassette player Pioneer CT-F1000 with “handles” Pioneer JA-R102 rack mounting adaptors
– Mounting Tuner Pioneer TX-9500 II into Pioneer JA-R101 rack mounting adaptor
Have you noticed a little radio in the corner? :)
Part 1 of restoration:
Chapter 1 – Introduction of restoration
Chapter 2 – Disassembly and getting ready for cabinet restoration
Pretty innovative for it’s time heh? Looks like nowadays iPhone dock
Better later than never. Ho ho ho :)
This deck was oriented more toward the enthusiast that was interested in “live recording”.
The RT-1050 was available only as a 7.5 / 15 ips unit and came with a removable front cover and a folding carrying handle…