Yamaha K-220
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Full Logic Metal Tape

This Yamaha K-220 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was first sold by Yamaha in 1985 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $219 and discontinued 2 years later in 1987.

The main features of the Yamaha K-220 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, 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-220 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the K-220 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the K-220 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type.

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
  • Auto Rec Mute
  • Natural Sound
  • Two Motor
  • Computer Controlled Transport
  • Full Auto Repeat

Historic events

1985 Commodore introduced the Amiga 1000 computer.
1986 IBM unveils the PC Convertible, the first laptop computer.
1987 S-VHS (Super VHS) introduction in Japan, an improved version of the VHS standard for consumer video cassette recorders.

Features of Yamaha K-220

Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Auto-Play Timer Recording/Playback One-Touch Record/Pause Record Mute Auto-Space
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
2x Motor Mechanism Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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