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Marantz CP430

Stereo Cassette Recorder (1985-96)

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Marantz CP430


Type: 3-head, single compact cassette deck

Track System: 4-track, 2-channel stereo

Tape Speed: 4.75 cm/s

Heads: 1 x record, 1 x playback, 1 x erase

Motor: DC servo

Tape Type: type I, Cr02, Metal

Noise Reduction: B, DBX

Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz  (Metal tape)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 80dB  (DBX)

Wow and Flutter: 0.09%

Dimensions: 227 x 50 x 165mm

Weight: 1.3kg

Year: 1989

Price: GBP £349.99 (1989)


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Reviewed Feb 07th, 2016 by johnlich

Great little deck. I dragged mine out of the loft after more than 20 years and it just came to life without any problems on both record and replay and it sounds quite good too. Surprisingly none of the belts appear to have deteriorated. Lots of features including Dolby B and DBX although my preference was for everything switched off. I don't know of many other cassette tape decks which feature variable pitch. Shame this deck isn't still in production.



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