Yamaha KX-930
Dolby HXPro Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Wireless Remote Control Metal Tape Full Logic 3 Head

This Yamaha KX-930 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B/C and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was first sold by Yamaha in 1990 with a list price of USD $600 and discontinued 3 years later in 1993.

The main features of the Yamaha KX-930 are: 3 heads and off-tape monitoring, digital linear tape counter with 4 digits, tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven dual-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-930 are generic digital peak reading meters with peak hold for easy adjustment of optimum recording level. Full-logic transport controls used on the KX-930 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

To ensure the best response from the wide variety of tapes available adjustment of, bias, to optimum levels can be performed prior to recording.

Dolby C-type used in the KX-930 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type. 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. The 19kHz multiplex pilot slgnal present in FM stereo broadcasts can cause false triggering of the noise reduction system. The switchable MPX filter of the KX-930 filters out the pilot signal, and assuring proper Dolby processing of FM stereo programs.

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.

Compact Cassette
  • ORBiT (Optimum Record Bias Tuning)
  • Natural Sound
  • Closed Loop Dual Capstan
  • RS
  • 3 Heads
  • Amorphous

Historic events

1990 Commodore announces the Amiga 3000 computer.
1991 The first digital 2G (Second Generation) cellular technology was launched by Radiolinja in Finland on the GSM standard
1992 Philips launched the DCC (Digital Compact Cassette) format
1993 Intel introduces the "Pentium" processing chip.

Features of Yamaha KX-930

Calibration
Calibration
Manual Bias Calibration Playtrim Adjustment Bias Fine Tune
Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones Wireless Remote Control Receiver
Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading Meters Elapsed Time Linear Tape Counter Peak Hold 4-Digıt Digital Counter
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left Titanium Finish Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction MPX Filter Dolby-C Noise Reduction Dolby HX Pro®
Controls
Operation
Music Scan Full Logic Transport Control Timer Recording/Playback A-B Repeat Record Mute Index Scan Real-Time Tape Monitoring
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls Master Record Level Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Dual-Capstan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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