Luxman K-112
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Dolby HXPro Wired Remote Control Full Logic Metal Tape 3 Head

This Luxman K-112 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B/C and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was first sold by Luxman in 1987 with a recommended retail price of USD $600 and discontinued 3 years later in 1990.

The main features of the Luxman K-112 are: 3 heads and off-tape monitoring, 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 K-112 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the K-112 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the K-112 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. Connection to other audio components for plaback can be achieved by a RCA cable and recording from a source by a RCA cable. All main transport commands can be issued remotely with a wired remote control.

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Historic events

1987 The brand AKAI is no longer used and is replaced by A&D in Japan when merged by Mitsubishi
1988 Microsoft releases Windows 2.1.
1989 Introduction of Hi8 video format, an improvement of Video8
1990 Dolby S Noise Reduction introduced by Dolby Laboratories.

Features of Luxman K-112

Calibration
Calibration
Bias Fine Tune
Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones Wired Remote Control
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 Real-Time Tape Monitoring
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Headphone Volume Control
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 Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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