Yamaha K-420
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Full Logic Metal Tape

This Yamaha K-27 is a auto-reverse stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was first sold by Yamaha in 1985.

The main features of the Yamaha K-27 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven auto reverse 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-27 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the K-27 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the K-27 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.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1985 Microsoft announces Windows 1.0.

Features of Yamaha K-27

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs Headphones RCA Input/Output Connectors
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Black Finish Front Loading Orientation Left Silver Finish
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
4 Track / 2 Channel 2 Head Desiǥn
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Reverse Auto Shutoff Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Single Capsŧan Transport (x2)

Shop Yamaha K-27 items currently for sale

Last update on Jun 13, 2024 8:03:12 PM CEST

Similar to Yamaha K-27 from the period 1985