Yamaha K-700
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Wired Remote Control Full Logic Metal Tape

This Yamaha K-700 is a auto-reverse stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was first sold by Yamaha in 1983 with a recommended retail price of USD $449 and discontinued 2 years later in 1985.

The main features of the Yamaha K-700 are: 2 heads, digital linear tape counter with 3 digits, automatic 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-700 are generic digital peak reading meters with multi-color indication to provide visual saturation level of tape. Full-logic transport controls used on the K-700 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the K-700 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
  • Natural Sound

Historic events

1983 Mario Bros. is first released by Nintendo in Japan as an arcade game about an Italian-American plumber
1984 The first episode of the Miami Vice television crime drama series, premiered on NBC.
1985 Microsoft announces Windows 1.0.

Features of Yamaha K-700

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs AC Power Cord / Plug RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones Wired Remote Control
Controls
Controls
3-Position Direction Selector
Display
Display
3-Digıt Digital Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters Linear Tape Counter Multi Color Peak-Reading Meters Remaining Time
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 2-Erase Heads
Indicators
Indicators
Record 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 Memory Repeat Timer Recording/Playback Blank Skip Record Mute Intro Scan Electronic Fade-Out Electronic Fade-In
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Record Level Balance Control Master Record 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 Reverse Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Single Capsŧan Transport (x2) Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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