Pioneer CT-A1. 1980 (1979?) - 1983. Among the top tape recorders in cassette format, the CT-A1 is, unfortunately... rare. Closed-loop dual capstans, three S&F heads, Pioneer's staple Auto BLE system, high-torque coreless motors, PNP/NPN transistors for the audio stages, a 25dB higher than standard dynamic margin and more - the CT-A1 was a peak. Auto BLE works with recording a 1Khz tone in sixty-four steps of bias variations, recording a 1Khz tone in sixty-four steps of level variations and recording a 1Khz tone in sixty-four steps of eq variations - then averaging. At 18kg, the CT-A1 also was a load. Most of these features would be carried onto the top deck of the "Communication" series (CT-9R) with large reductions in size, weight and... lavish-ness. #pioneer#pioneercorporation#pioneercorp#pioneeraudio#pioneerstereo#pioneercta1#stereo#audio#vintage#retro#madeinjapan#japanmade#cassetteplayer#compactcassette#hifi
The Moritaka 165mm Mega Nakiri. For the cook who is serious about prepping their veg. Great for cutting larger veggies, bigger stacks of veggies, or as a substitute for a Chinese style cleaver for tofu and the like. Plus, the Ishime finish is exclusive to Knifewear! $384.