Kenwood KX-1100HX
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Dolby HXPro Full Logic Metal Tape 3 Head

This Kenwood KX-1100HX is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B/C and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was first sold by Kenwood in 1988 with a recommended retail price of USD $650 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Kenwood KX-1100HX are: 3 heads and no off-tape monitoring to save production cost, digital tape counter with 4 digits, tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical front loading cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on the left side 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 KX-1100HX are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the KX-1100HX let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the KX-1100HX provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type. The Dolby HX PRO system provides precise bias control during recording to reduce distortion and improve linearity in the high-frequency range, the result is recorded sound that is highly faithful to the original.

To make live recordings this deck has 2 microphone inputs to connect microphones with a jack connector. For undisturbed listening a jack connector for a pair of stereo headphones is supplied.

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Historic events

1988 NeXT Introduction - the Introduction to the NeXT Generation of Computers for Education
1989 Commodore announces that 1 million Amiga computers have been sold.

Features of Kenwood KX-1100HX

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs Headphones
Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading Meters 4-Digıt Digital Counter
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction Dolby HX Pro®
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading

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