hifi engine

Manual Library / Nakamichi

Nakamichi LX-3

Two Head Cassette Deck (1981-82)

add a review (1 review)

Nakamichi LX-3


The extraordinary performance of the combination record/playback head in the LX-3 provides sound quality on a par with most 3 head cassette decks.


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: 1 x reel, 1 x capstan

Tape Type: type I, Cr02, Metal

Noise Reduction: B, C

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

Signal to Noise Ratio: 68dB  (dolby C)

Wow and Flutter: 0.06%

Total Harmonic Distortion: 1.0%

Input: 50mV (line)

Output: 1V (line)

Dimensions: 450 x 135 x 307mm

Weight: 8.5kg

Year: 1981

Price: USD $595 (1981)


service manual  English - ikorman

brochure  English - Jeepo65

instruction/owners manual  English - badreligionhead

Related Catalogues

Price List

If you have any problems opening files please read the download FAQ. All files are provided under strict licence and reproduction without prior permission or for financial gain is strictly prohibited.

If you have additional documentation please consider donating a copy to our free archive.


 Login or register to post reviews

Reviewed Oct 05th, 2015 by Namikis

Best inexpensive Nak deck in the Goodwill store that you will ever find. Only downside is no monitoring because it is only two heads. Bass is outstanding. May not be pretty to look at but produces stunningly good sound.



This website is not affiliated with or sponsored by Nakamichi. To purchase LX-3 spares or accessories, please contact the company via their website or visit an authorised retailer.