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Sound Rating: 5 / 10 # Owners: 1
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Technical Details

Brand: Akai


Category:Mid High Fidelity


Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1971 - 1975

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

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

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 110-120v

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

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.12% at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 50dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details


The X165D was a single motor
deck and was not released in an amplified version. It utilised 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

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) / quarter-track stereo


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