Luxman K-15
Dolby HXPro Dolby B NR Wired Remote Control Metal Tape Full Logic 3 Head

This Luxman K-15 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was first sold by Luxman in 1980 with a recommended retail price of USD $895 and discontinued 2 years later in 1982.

The main features of the Luxman K-15 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 right 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-15 are generic digital peak reading meters with peak hold for easy adjustment of optimum recording level. Full-logic transport controls used on the K-15 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the K-15 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies. 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. 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

1980 Pac-Man arcade game developed by Namco released in Japan.
1981 IBM introduces the IBM PC.
1982 Seiko introduced the world’s first TV watch.

Features of Luxman K-15

Calibration
Calibration
Bias Fine Tune
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
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Right 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 HX Pro®
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Timer Recording/Playback Real-Time Tape Monitoring
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls Output-Level Control
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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