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Technical Details

Brand: Akai

Model:1710W

Category:

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1974-1974

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 1

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:7½ ips: 40-18kHz (±3db)

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.16 % at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 50 dB at 7½ ips

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

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Description

The 1710 was a quarter-track stereo recorder of hybrid design, using tubes for the power amplifiers and bias oscillator and silicon transistors in the preamplifier stages.
It had three speeds (7½ , 3¾ and 1 7/8 ips) and speed change was implemented by the motor switch and the addition or removal of a capstan sleeve. Reels of up to 7″ could be accommodated.
The internal amplifiers produced 5 watts per channel and the recorder had two 5 x 7″ side-mounted speakers.
Models were prefixed with a W (wooden case) or L (leatherette covered wooden case).

Additional Info

Replay characteristics: NARTB / Rewind speed: 1200 ft in 90 seconds / Audio output power: five watts per channel / Speaker(s): two built in 5″ x 7″ side-mounted speakers / Dimensions: 14¼ . x 13½ x 7½ inches (360 x 345 x 190 mm) / Weight: 33 lbs (15 kg) / four-track stereo

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