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Technical Details

Brand: Akai

Model:GX-265D

Category:Mainstream

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1978-1978

Original Price: $725

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 1 (PB)

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

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

Additional Details

Description

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.

Additional Info

Crosstalk: better than 40 dB, stereo, better than 55 dB, monaural / Total harmonic distortion: less than 1% at 7½ ips, less than 2% at 3¾ ips / Erase ratio: better than 70 dB / Bias frequency: 103 kHz ± 5% / Inputs: microphone: more than 0.25 mV / 5 k ohm line: more than 70 mV / 150 kohm DIN: more than 3 mV at "0" VU output. (Recording Volume at maximum) / Outputs: line: 0.775V (0 dBm ±1.0 dB / 0 dBm ±1.5 dB DIN: 0.5V phones: 30 mV / 8 ohm at playback of a 700 Hz "0" VU pre-recorded test tape. (Output Volume at maximum) / Rewind speed: 82 or 66 seconds using a 1,200 ft tape at 50 or 60 Hz / Semi-conductors: 39 transistors, 25 diodes / Dimensions: 15.9 x 17.3 x 8.2" (404 x 440 x 208mm) / Weight: 36.5lb ( 16.6 kg) / quarter-track stereo

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