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Stereo Cassette Deck (1981)

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Features of the JVC KD-D2 include ANRS noise reduction for greatly reduce tape hiss noise, Metaperm record/playback head an 2-gap ferrite erase head compatible with all types of tapes including the new Metal tape, 2-colour LED peak level indicator, Full auto-stop mechanism, geared and oil-damped cassette door, and automatic input select.


Type: 2-head, single compact cassette deck

Track System: 4-track, 2-channel stereo

Tape Speed: 4.8 cm/s

Heads: 1 x record/playback, 1 x erase

Motor: electronic governor DC

Tape Type: type I, Cr02, Metal

Noise Reduction: ANRS

Frequency Response: 40Hz to 15kHz  (Metal tape)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 63dB  (ANRS)

Wow and Flutter: 0.075%

Total Harmonic Distortion: 1.0%

Input: 80mV (line), 0.2mV (mic)

Output: 0.3V (line)

Semiconductors: 6 x IC, 14 x transistors, 6 x diodes, 16 x LED

Dimensions: 420 x 120 x 265mm

Weight: 3.8kg


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re: KD-D2

Does anyone here possess a service manual or schematic for this model?
My deck gave up the ghost recently, and testing for faults is difficult - if not impossible - without the respective schematic.

re: KD-D2

Hi Evan, just wondering if you were able to trace down the schematic during last year. I need it, too.

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