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Nikko ND-990

Stereo Cassette Deck (1980)

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Nikko ND-990


The ND-990 is Nikko's finest cassette deck and offers a host of essential features for high-fidelity performance.

The two-motor IC full-logic tape transport control is the smoothest in the business.

Metal-tape capability expands dynamic range, while the 4-position tape selector gives you a choice of the four basic tapes.

Other features include Memory Play and Memory Stop, a remote control terminal that accepts optional remote control unit, Dolby Noise Reduction, and wide-range LED Peak Meter made of bar graph two-tone LEDs that indicate peak levels in recording and playback with electronic accuracy.


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 DC servo, 1 x DC

Tape Type: type I, CrO2, Metal

Noise Reduction: B

Frequency Response: 30Hz to 21kHz  (Metal tape)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 72dB  (dolby B)

Wow and Flutter: 0.05%

Dimensions: 440 x 120 x 282mm

Weight: 6kg


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Reviewed Mar 21st, 2016 by Fabian60

the best!



Nicu Stan's picture

re: ND-990

I recently bought this deck. It works flawlessly!

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