The main features of the Yamaha K-1000 are: 3 heads and off-tape monitoring, digital linear tape counter with 4 digits and memory stop, automatic tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, 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-1000 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the K-1000 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.
To ensure the best response from the wide variety of tapes available adjustment of, bias, to optimum levels can be performed prior to recording.
The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the K-1000 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies. Dbx Type II found in the K-1000 is a simplified version of the Type I noise reduction system. The dbx Type II system was designed to be used with systems with limited bandwidth such as cassette based recorders and also uses a simple 2:1:2 compander to reduce noise.
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.
Copying product information from this page and use it in your auction or on your website is allowed only if you submit a picture of the Yamaha K-1000 to us. This picture has to be made by yourself, showing the deck with its entire front and containing no watermarks or logos. In case we discover that you copied Yamaha K-1000 content without sharing images in return then you give us the right to use the content on the page where you used our Yamaha K-1000 information.