Yamaha KX-580 Special Edition
The main features of the Yamaha KX-580SE are: 2 heads, electronic tape counter with 4 digits and memory stop, 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-580SE are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the KX-580SE let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.
Dolby S-type noise reduction gives cleaner transient response, provides lower noise levels, both at low and high frequencies, and allows higher signal levels to be recorded safely on the KX-580SE. Dolby S-type noise reduction provides 24 dB of high frequency noise reduction plus an additional 10 dB of low frequency noise reduction. The Dolby HX PRO system provides precise bias control during recording to reduce distortion and improve linearity in the high-frequency range, the result is recorded sound that is highly faithful to the original. To further maintain recording accuracy, the KX-580SE incorporates a switchable multiplex filter. When you record FM stereo broadcasts, the MPX filter of the KX-580SE can be swiched on to prevent the standard 19kHz FM pilot signal from interfering with the noise reduction system.
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 wireless remote control.
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