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This Nakamichi CR-1A is is fully-funtional and in tip-top working shape, with some light cosmetic blemishes that are shown in the photos. All LEDs work; play, fast forward and rewind work beautifully, as does the record function. Recordings are accurate and vibrant, with that signature sound that only a Nakamichi deck has. Nakamichi heads were the best in the game, and they never sold them to competitors.

The following service was performed on this CR-1A:

Reconditioned the pinch roller,

lubed capstan bearing,

serviced reel motor,

cleaned heads,

demagnetized heads and all metal in the tape path,

calibrated volume output levels,

calibrated speed. Detailed exterior.


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, 1 x mechanism

Tape Type: type I, CrO2, Metal

Noise Reduction: B, C

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

Signal to Noise Ratio: 70dB (dolby C)

Wow and Flutter: 0.06%

Total Harmonic Distortion: 1.0%

Input: 50mV (line)

Output: 0.5V (line)

Dimensions: 430 x 100 x 265mm

Weight: 5.4kg

Year: 1988

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Listed2 months ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.Learn more
  • CR-1A
  • Black
  • 1988 - 1990
Made In
  • Japan

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