CASSETTE TECHNOLOGY: For those still using analogue tape decks ….. particularly Nakamichi

Got my nakamichi dr3 tape deck out the cupboard ,first time in a couple of years and made up a couple of tapes using tdk sa90‘s.really surprised at the sound quality from it.forgot how good a sound i could get from it since anytime i record for the last few years its always been to […]

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NAKAMICHI: Here’s the world’s most expensive 1000ZXL

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Nakamichi-1000ZXL-LIMITED-Computing-Cassette-Deck-RESTORED-BY-E-S-LABS-/231918100883?hash=item35ff656193:g:0qEAAOSwFNZW0YWF EDITORIAL NOTE: The opinions expressed in the above post do not necessarily reflect those of our editorial team – just in case you wondered. Neil McCauley  

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NAKAMICHI: 680 dual-speed cassette deck – test review

Howard Popeck writes: Launched in 1980, the maker’s claims were, on the face of it, outrageous; “True high-fidelity performance at half-speed”. Although cassette recording and play-back technology were, through outstanding engineering, approaching the theoretical limits of what could be achieved, and enthusiasm for the medium was probably at its peak, true audiophiles rarely accepted that […]

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NAKAMICHI: CA-5EII + Nakamichi PA-5E (and the Nakamichi ST-7 FM tuner, in passing) test review

NB: This was originally published in 2010 Hello, and welcome to the next of my series of reviews of vintage equipment. First, I only write about equipment that I have had extended, direct and personal experience of either as an end-user or retailer – or both. I don’t get involved in measurements. During 34 years […]

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