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Cassette Decks
Here is a selection of quality refurbished cassette decks. Belts, heads and rubber parts all good for many more years of sweet analogue sound.

Any general questions or to arrange viewing email me at fred@retrotronics.co.nz

Akai CS-732D Autoreverse Cassette Deck

Top of the range in 1978. Stationary 4 track head (like the famous Nakamichi Dragon) means no alignment issues common with other auto reverse decks.

This is the best manual control/VU meter deck I have worked on to date.

Stored most of it's life, barely used. Has been fully serviced with new pinch rollers, belts and tyres. Working and looking like new.

8kg
3 Month warranty


Akai CS-732D Autoreverse Cassette Deck
$480   enquire

Marantz SD 1030 Cassette Deck

Japanese midrange consumer grade deck from 1982.
Has metal tape capability with auto detect mechanism.
Serviced with new belts and working well.

Frequency Response: 30Hz to 17kHz (Metal tape)
Signal to Noise Ratio: 61dB (dolby B)
Wow and Flutter: 0.05%
Marantz SD 1030 Cassette Deck
$180   enquire

Nad 602 Cassette Deck

Good Dolby C machine. Auto detects 3 types of tape and adjusts bias and EQ accordingly.

Serviced with new belt in good condition.

Frequency Response: 35Hz to 16kHz (Metal tape)
Signal to Noise Ratio: 70dB (dolby C)
Wow and Flutter: 0.06%

Nad 602 Cassette Deck
$180   enquire

Denon DRM-510 Cassette Deck

Modern style 2 Motor deck with nice action and good specs.

Serviced and working well in excellent condition.

Tape Type: type I, CrO2, Metal (with autodetect)
Noise Reduction: B, C
Frequency Response: 20Hz to 19kHz (Metal tape)
Signal to Noise Ratio: 74dB (dolby C)
Wow and Flutter: 0.055%
Denon DRM-510 Cassette Deck
$260   enquire

Denon DRM-500 Cassette Deck

Modern style 2 Motor deck with nice action and good specs.

Serviced and working well in excellent condition.

Tape Type: type I, CrO2, Metal (with autodetect)
Noise Reduction: B, C
Frequency Response: 20Hz to 19kHz (Metal tape)
Signal to Noise Ratio: 74dB (dolby C)
Wow and Flutter: 0.055%
Denon DRM-500 Cassette Deck
$280   enquire

Sansui D-350M Direct Drive Cassette Deck

Open transport semi-pro deck from 1981.
Capstan has it's own big electronic drive motor for excellent speed stability (.035% WF)
Nice action, very smooth and quiet operation.
Serviced in excellent condition, very lightly used. Working like new.

20Hz - 19kHz (with metal tape)
Made in Japan
3 Month Warranty
Sansui D-350M Direct Drive Cassette Deck
sold