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Nakamichi ZX-9

Three Head Stereo Cassette Deck (1982-85)

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Nakamichi ZX-9


An enhanced version of the acclaimed ZX-7 tape deck which was introduced by Nakamichi during 1982.

The ZX9 has manual calibration controls including adjustable recording azimuth and bias, durable tape transport system with dual-capstan drive and discrete 3-head system


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

Motor: 1 x reel, 1 x capstan

Tape Type: type I, CrO2, Metal

Noise Reduction: B, C

Frequency Response: 20Hz to 21kHz  (Metal tape)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 72dB  (dolby C)

Wow and Flutter: 0.045%

Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.8%

Input: 50mV (line)

Output: 1V (line)

Dimensions: 450 x 135 x 300mm

Weight: 9.5kg

Year: 1982



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