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Jensen Portable Cassette Player Recorder - AC DC Review




Revainrating 3.5 out of 5  
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Microphone Form FactorBuilt-In
FormatMP3 Audio
Headphones Jack3.5 millimeters
Item Dimensions LxWxH12 x 6 x 2.5 inches
Item Weight0.12 Pounds
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Description of Jensen Portable Cassette Player Recorder - AC DC

Built-in condenser microphone plus external microphone with stand. Features: Automatic Level Control; 1-Touch Recording; Fast Forward and Rewind; and Volume Control. Standard 3.5 mm headphone jack plus an auxiliary jack for mono recording from your iPod, MP3, or other digital audio players. Power: 120V AC Adapter (included) or 4 C batteries (not included). Battery Charge Life: Up to 8 Hours.


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Revainrating 1 out of 5

Working with minor modifications

Read reviews about poor sound quality. Decided to take a chance. Maybe people just expected too much from 45 years of technology after listening to digital music for the past 30 years. Gave it to my daughter as a Christmas present. she loved it. We plugged it into the wall and tried using an external microphone. Terrible hum or hum. So I put batteries in it and it got a lot better. It sounded like simple noise/interference on power lines. I felt things could improve if I added a filter or two…

  • New
  • Slightly torn

Revainrating 5 out of 5

Go "old school " with this good base unit

Yes... if you have an idea to go "old school" and/or want to use good old cassette tapes, this unit is simple and great equipped works well. In fact, my wife bought it - she's been playing with the local bar band for about 30 years. When they started out in the late 1980s, this portable recorder was standard equipment. It's handy for recording rehearsals, or when you're trying to learn a song on the guitar, or when you're writing a new song and want to play it to yourself - it's a simple, handy

  • Great overall performance
  • Doubt

Revainrating 4 out of 5

The Jensen MCR-100 tape recorder is worth every penny you spend.

I recently bought a Jensen portable tape recorder to replace my 40 year old Panasonic colleague who was my mainstay until he dropped out during an important association board meeting. From that moment I realized I needed a reliable recorder and started looking for this product at several local stores. After a few weeks of unsuccessfully searching for such an outdated device, I turned to Revain.com. To my amazement, this iconic store offered a wide range of cassette players/recorders at…

  • Few competitors
  • Unreliable