Kenwood KX-7030
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Dolby HXPro Full Logic Metal Tape 3 Head

This Kenwood KX-7030 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B/C and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was first sold by Kenwood in 1991 with a recommended retail price of USD $380 and discontinued 7 years later in 1998.

The main features of the Kenwood KX-7030 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 dual-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-7030 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the KX-7030 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the KX-7030 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.

For undisturbed listening a jack connector for a pair of stereo headphones is supplied.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1991 The first digital 2G (Second Generation) cellular technology was launched by Radiolinja in Finland on the GSM standard
1992 Philips launched the DCC (Digital Compact Cassette) format
1993 The first graphical program able to view data on the "web" is released through a program called Mosaic
1994 Launch of Digital Video (DV), a digital video format that has since become a standard for home and semiprofessional video production.
1995 Full commercialization in the U.S. of the Internet by removing the last restrictions on carrying commercial traffic.
1996 Nintendo announces the Nintendo 64 (a 64-bit game system).
1997 Intel releases the Pentium II chip.
1998 Memory Stick, a removable flash memory card format, launched by Sony

Features of Kenwood KX-7030

Connectors
Connectivity
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 Timer Recording/Playback Record Mute
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Headphone Volume Control
Limited Finish
Special Finish
Gold-Plated Headphone Jack
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Dual-Capstan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

Similar to Kenwood KX-7030 from the period 1991 - 1998

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