Yamaha KX-W952
Dolby B NR Metal Tape

The Yamaha KX-W952 is a stereo double cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was introduced by Yamaha in 1991 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $685 and discontinued 7 years later in 1998.

The main features of the Yamaha KX-W952 are:, electronic tape counter with 4 digits, tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and metal tapes.

Typical front loading double cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on both sides 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-W952 are generic digital peak reading meters.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the KX-W952 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

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
  • Natural Sound

Historic events

1991 Apple intrroduces the "QuickTime" multimedia format.
1992 The Atari 2600 is finally discontinued 15 years after its introduction in September 1977
1993 Intel introduces the "Pentium" processing chip.
1994 Launch of Digital Video (DV), a digital video format that has since become a standard for home and semiprofessional video production.
1995 Ebay the online auction website was founded as AuctionWeb
1996 Nintendo announces the Nintendo 64 (a 64-bit game system).
1997 Intel releases the Pentium II chip.
1998 Memory Stick, a removable flash memory card format, launched by Sony

Features of Yamaha KX-W952

Connectors
Connectivity
AC Power Cord / Plug RCA Input/Output Connectors
Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading Meters 4-Digıt Digital Counter
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Titanium Finish Black Finish Orientation Left / Right Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
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
Auto Shutoff Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading

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