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Nakamichi BX-1

Two Head Stereo Cassette Deck (1982-84)

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Nakamichi BX-1


The BX-1 was developed on the basis of this companys extensive experience experience with high grade cassette decks.

While incorporating much of Nakamichi's superior technology and following its sound policy, this basic model delivers high overall characteristics and represents an extraordinary value at a moderate price.


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, CrO2, Metal

Noise Reduction: B

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

Signal to Noise Ratio: 62dB  (dolby B)

Wow and Flutter: 0.06%

Total Harmonic Distortion: 1.0%

Input: 50mV (line)

Output: 0.5V (line)

Dimensions: 430 x 110 x 250mm

Weight: 5.5kg

Year: 1982



re: BX-1

I just bought one of these units, with no documentation, so I'm grateful to have these manuals. Thanks!!

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Thank you for making the BX-1 manual available.
I learned a lot!
Bob V.

Owner's Manual for BX-1

Thank you very much for making this manual available to us purchasers of used equipment.

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For the Nakamichi MR-1 .... just got one and do some recording on it. Thanks Again, Vince

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