Luxman K-120
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Wired Remote Control Full Logic Metal Tape 3 Head

This Luxman K-120 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was first sold by Luxman in 1981 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Luxman K-120 are: 3 heads and off-tape monitoring, digital tape counter with 3 digits, manual 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-120 are generic digital peak reading meters with peak hold for easy adjustment of optimum recording level. Full-logic transport controls used on the K-120 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the K-120 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type.

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. 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.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1981 Sony introduces the "micro" (3½-inch) floppy disk drive the OA-D30V
1982 Sony launched the CDP-101 in Japan

Features of Luxman K-120

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones Wired Remote Control
Display
Display
3-Digıt Digital Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters Peak Hold
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Cassette Back Lighting
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Real-Time Tape Monitoring
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection 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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