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Technical Details

Brand: Akai

Model:GX-230D

Category:Mid High Fidelity (most Japanese recorders fall into this category)

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1976 - 1980

Original Price: $540

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB+1/2PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:( 3dB): 30Hz to 23kHz @ 7½ ips (LN tape) 30Hz to 19kHz @ 3¾ ips 30Hz to 22kHz @7½ ips (Normal tape) 30Hz to 18kHz @ 3¾ ips

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.06% @ 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 55 dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

This was a two-speed (7½ & 3¾ ips) quarter-track stereo recorder with a 7″ reel
capacity, four glass & crystal ferrite heads and automatic and manual
reverse (playback only).
The transport comprised three motors. an AC servo motor for direct capstan
drive and two Eddy-current outer rotor reel motors.
Other features included automatic stop, tape selector switch, expanded
VU meters, dual monitoring and line/mike mixing.

Additional Info

Rewind speed: 82 or 66 sec. using a 1.200 ft tape at 50 or 60 Hz / Dimensions: 17.3 x 15.6 x 8.1″ (440 x 395 x 205mm ) / Weight: 33.4 lbs (15.2 kg) / quarter-track stereo

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