Country of Manufacture:Japan
Original Price: $725
Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 1 (PB)
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Stereo
Frequency Response:( 3dB): 7½ ips: 30Hz to 22kHz (using low noise tape)
Wow and Flutter:less than 0.06% at 7½ ips, less than 0.09% at 3¾ ips
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 50 dB
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
A two speed deck with glass& crystal (GX) ferrite heads, three motor direct capstan drive with IC logic transport operation, full auto-reverse, and a 7″ reel capacity. Other features included MIC-LINE mixing, variable audio output, 2 positions BIAS-EQ tape select switch and direct ‘off-tape’ A/B monitoring. Similar in appearance to the GX-270D the GX-265D had a 6 head system but with 4 physical heads (combo erase and combo record plus twin playback heads).
Wow and flutter were less than 0.09% at 7½ ips and a signal to noise ratio of better than 50 dB was quoted. Additional images of this recorder are supplied on the Get Reel ContemporaryClassics CD-ROM.