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Technical Details

Brand: Akai

Model:GX-600DB

Category:

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1974 - 1978

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 10.5"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:15 ips: 30Hz to 25kHz ( 3dB) (GX-600D-PRO only)

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.07% at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:( SRT tape): better than 56 dB without Dolby , better than 64 dB with Dolby

Sound quality rating:7 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 7 / 10

Additional Details

Description

Looking somewhat like a 10½ ” reel version of the GX- 286D but with the mechanical push
buttons of the GX-230D, the GX600 series was a quarter-track stereo tape
deck with two speeds (3¾ and 7½ ips), three heads and three motors.
The first of the series, the 600D featured a solenoid for engaging the
brakes and was the only 600 model with a belt driven capstan.
Other features included a sound-on sound function and mixable line/mic
inputs with concentric controls.
A Dolby version was available (GX-600DB) as was a high-speed (7½ and 15 ips), two track version, the 600 D-Pro.
The Get Reel Contemporary Classics CD-ROM conatins a Vintage Test Report
for this recorder.

Additional Info

Rewind speed: 70 seconds using a 1100 m tape ( 50 Hz) / Dimensions: 18¾ x 17½ x 9″ (475 x 443 x 228 mm) / Weight: GX-600D / GX-600D-PRO 48.4 lbs (22 kg) GX-600DB slightly heavier / quarter-track stereo

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