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Luxman K-92 Cassette-deck

General:

Around 1985 Luxman company came with this Cassette-deck K92.

Front ^

 

Special futures:

Download the owners manual here of the K92

Automatic tape selection makes it impossible to set the EQ different to the type of the tape.

The deck has a blinking play led, HX pro and Dolby B & C. Dolby C is not of high quality.
Also a adjustable headphone amp. inside.

The deck is well built and the mechanics are good.

 

Specifications:

Heads: 1 x record/playback, 1 x erase
Tape Type: Ferro, Cr02, Metal
Noise Reduction: B, C, HX Pro
Frequency Response: 40Hz to 16kHz  (Metal tape)
Signal to Noise Ratio: 65dB  (dolby B Metal tape)
Wow and Flutter: 0.11%
Total Harmonic Distortion: 3%
Input: 100mV (line)
Output: 0.7V ^(line)
Semiconductors: 14 x IC, 49 x transistors, 14 x diodes, 2 x zener diodes, 17 x LED
Dimensions: 438 x 100 x 250mm
Weight: 3.8kg

 

Schematic:

Download the service manual here of the K92

 

Interior ^ Electronics

Modifications:

The deck can be updated with better power rail properties.

The deck is easely adjustable for modern tape types and personal taste in recording.

Tape mechanics ^ Laufwerk.

 

Sound:

Sound is good for such simple and relatively cheap deck.

 

 

 

 

 

Hans Hilberink - PE1MMK 2003 - Last update: 15-03-2015.