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Nakamichi 660ZX

Discrete Head Cassette Deck (1979)

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Nakamichi 660ZX


The Nakamichi 660ZX is one of the most advanced cassette decks on the market today. It is the latest in a long line of Nakamichi audio components and built to deliver the utmost in quality and performance.

It features history making technology, such as the discrete 3-head configuration, diffused resonance transport, and DC recording amplifier as well as functions such as the auto azimuth alignment mechanism.

The 660ZX is capable of taking full advantage of the recently developed pure metal particle tape.

Last, but not least, it incorporates a sophisticated micro processor which provides random access capability.


Type: 3-head, single compact cassette deck

Track System: 4-track, 2-channel stereo

Tape Speed: 4.8 cm/s

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

Tape Type: type I, CrO2, Metal

Noise Reduction: B

Frequency Response: 10Hz to 22kHz  (Metal tape)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 66dB  (dolby B)

Wow and Flutter: 0.04%

Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.8%

Input: 50mV (line)

Output: 1V (line)

Dimensions: 482 x 143 x 340mm

Weight: 9kg

Accessories: optional remote control

Year: 1979



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