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Luxman  K-8  Cassette deck
 

 

General:

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  ^

 

Special futures:

Simple front loading cassette deck with all basic features:

Specifications:

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

Weight: 6kg

 

Schematic:

Click here to download the service manual of the Luxman K-8

 

Sound:

The sound quality is good.

 

Modifications:

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: 31-10-2015.