Nakamichi BX-150E
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Full Logic Metal Tape

This Nakamichi BX-150 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was first sold by Nakamichi in 1984 with a recommended retail price of USD $495 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Nakamichi BX-150 are: 2 heads, digital tape counter with 4 digits and memory stop, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes with additional manual equalization selection, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical front loading cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on the center 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 BX-150 are digital LED peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the BX-150 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the BX-150 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type. The 19kHz multiplex pilot slgnal present in FM stereo broadcasts can cause false triggering of the noise reduction system. The switchable MPX filter of the BX-150 filters out the pilot signal, and assuring proper Dolby processing of FM stereo programs.

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.

Compact Cassette
  • Silent Mechanism
  • Microprocessor Control

Historic events

1984 The first episode of the Miami Vice television crime drama series, premiered on NBC.
1985 Philips ends production of Video 2000

Features of Nakamichi BX-150

Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
4-Digıt Digital Counter Digital LED Peak-Reading Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection High Frequency Bias Oscillator
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Center Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Power
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction MPX Filter Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Memory Repeat Timer Recording/Playback Memory Stop Electronic Fade-Out Electronic Fade-In
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
Manual Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Equalization Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) 3x Motor Mechanism

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