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Brand: Akai

Model:X-165D

Category:Mid High Fidelity

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1971 - 1975

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 3

Dimension: 13½ x 12 x 9" (340 x 304 x 230 mm)

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 1

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Outputs: RCA

Frequency Response:7½ ips: 30Hz - 20kHz (3dB)

Wow and Flutter:0.12% at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:50dB

Sound quality rating:6 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 7/ 10

Weight: 30.8 lbs (14 kg)

Additional Details

Description

The X165D was a single motor deck and was not released in an amplified version. It utilized Akai’s Cross Field head system for recording and had 3 speeds.
Features included auto stop/shut off switch, three mode equalizer switch, three digit tape counter, twin illuminated VU meters and separate left and right line in level knobs, allowing input mixing.

Additional Info

Price When New UK £155
Heads  Three (erase, record/play and Crossfield bias)
Motors  One
Tape Speeds 7½ , 3¾ & 1 7/8 ips
Frequency Response ( 3dB)  7½ ips: 30Hz – 20kHz  –  3¾ ips: 30Hz – 18kHz-  3¾ ips: 30Hz – 18kHz
Wow & Flutter  0.12% at 7½ ips
Signal to Noise Ratio  50 dB
Rewind Speed  75 seconds for 1,200 ft reel
Inputs mic 0.5 mV 27k; line 50mV 175K
Outputs line, DIN, headphones 8 ohms
Dimensions 13½ x 12 x 9″ (340 x 304 x 230 mm)
Weight 30.8 lbs (14 kg)

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