Yamaha KX-130
Dolby C logo Dolby B NR Full Logic Metal Tape

The Yamaha KX-130 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was introduced by Yamaha in 1989 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $125 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Yamaha KX-130 are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, automatic tape type selection with support for 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 KX-130 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the KX-130 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the KX-130 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 Tape Selector
  • DC Servo Capstan Drive
  • Natural Sound

Historic events

1989 Commodore announces that 1 million Amiga computers have been sold.
1990 Commodore announces the Amiga 3000 computer.

Features of Yamaha KX-130

Connectors
Connectivity
AC Power Cord / Plug 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
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
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 Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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