Luxman K-240
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Wired Remote Control Full Logic Metal Tape

This Luxman K-240 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was first sold by Luxman in 1984 with a recommended retail price of USD $300 and discontinued 2 years later in 1986.

The main features of the Luxman K-240 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, automatic 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-240 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the K-240 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the K-240 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
  • Ultimate Fidelity Stereo Component by LUX Corporation
  • Peak Level Indicator

Historic events

1984 Seiko Instruments U.S.A. Inc. displays the first wristwatch computer, with a 10-character, 4-line LCD.
1985 Microsoft announces Windows 1.0.
1986 IEC (60094-7) standard on magnetic tape sound recording and reproducing systems

Features of Luxman K-240

Calibration
Calibration
Bias Fine Tune
Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs AC Power Connector (2-Pin) RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones Wired Remote Control
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record Play Pause Metal Tape Chrome Tape Normal Tape
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Music Scan Full Logic Transport Control Timer Recording/Playback Record Mute
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls Output-Level Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Automatic 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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