The Onkyo TA-W450 is a stereo double cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was introduced by Onkyo in 1988 and discontinued a year later.
The main features of the Onkyo TA-W450 are:, analog 3 digit tape counter, automatic tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.
Typical front loading double cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on both sides of the deck. Tape eject is operated mechanically and the cassette needs to be placed with the side to be played facing forward in the cassette well.
Level meters used on the TA-W450 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the TA-W450 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.
Dolby C-type used in the TA-W450 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type.
For undisturbed listening a jack connector for a pair of stereo headphones is supplied. All main transport commands can be issued remotely with a wireless remote control.