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Brand: Akai

Model:GX-280D

Category:Mid High Fidelity

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1972 - 1976

Original Price: $500

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

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 3"

Number of heads: 4

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:(± 3dB): 30Hz to 24kHz @ 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 0.08% at 7½ ips, less than 0.12% 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

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 built-in reel retainers for vertical operation, sound-on-sound, automatic stop, tape selector switch, expanded
VU meters, dual monitoring, line/mike mixing and remote control of all operating functions (with optional RC-16 remote control unit).

Additional Info

Rewind speed: 75 seconds for 1,200 ft / Inputs: mic 0.8mV / 10K. line 50mV / 150K / Outputs: line 1.23mV into 20K load. headphones / Dimensions: 17 × 18 × 10 inches (432 × 457 × 254mm ) / Weight: 44 lbs (20 kg) / quarter-track stereo

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