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Brand: Akai

Model:ST1

Category:Vintage

Application:Portable

Electronic:Hybrid

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1968-1968

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 3

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:7½ ips: 40Hz - 15kHz

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.17% at 7½ ips, less than 0.28% at 3¾ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:50dB at 7½ ips, 45dB at 3¾ ips

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

A rather strangely styled quarter-track stereo recorder, the ST-1 isn’t one of the more commonly
seen Akai models today.
Two speeds were provided, 7½ & 3¾ ips (facilitated by removable capstan) and reels of up to 7″ could be accommodated.
Using a solid state preamp and a tube output stage, the hybrid ST-1 had an output of 3 watts per channel.

Additional Info

Speakers: two 5 x 7″ internal elliptical, side-facing / Rewind speed: 2½ minutes for 1,200ft / Audio output power: 3 watts per channel / Dimensions: 13½ x 21 x 9″ (343 x 533 x 229 mm) / Weight: 42 Ibs (19.1 kg) / quarter-track stereo

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