LUXMAN vintage audio
K-8 Cassette deck
Around 1975 Luxman company came with its K-8 Cassette deck.
"Luxman Studio Standard Series K-8 stereo cassette deck"
Front part photo Luxman K-8 ^
Classic Luxman knobs ^
Simple front loading cassette deck with all basic features:
- 2 Heads sendust
- 4 Track / 2 Channel stereo design
- Manual tape type selection
- Stereo headphones jack
- 2 Microphone low-Z jacks L/R
- Output level control
- MPX filter
- Bias fine
- Dolby-B Noise Reduction
- Digital VU Meters
- 3 Digıt digital counter
Type: 2-head sendust,
Track System: 4-track, 2-channel stereo
Tape Speed: 4.75 cm/s
Heads: 1 x record/playback, 1 x erase
Motor: DC servo
Tape Type: type I, CrO2, Metal
Noise Reduction: type B
Frequency Response: 30Hz to 17kHz (Metal tape)
Signal to Noise Ratio: 68dB (dolby B)
Wow and Flutter: 0.055%
Total Harmonic Distortion: 1.5%
Input: 100mV (line), 0.3mV (mic)
Output: 0.7V (line)
Dimensions: 438 x 285 x 108mm
Click here to download the service manual of the Luxman K-8
The sound quality is good.
To get a stable performance the capacitors of the power supply should be checked.
The deck can be set to 240 Volt in Europe.
© Hans Hilberink - PE1MMK ® 2003 - Last update: 31-10-2017.