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Technical Details

Brand: Akai

Model:X-IV

Category:Mid High Fidelity (most Japanese recorders fall into this category)

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1965 - 1968

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

Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2, 15

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:7½ ips: 40 - 25kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.16% at 7½ ips, 0.17% at 3¾ ips 0.28% at 1 ips & 0.35% at 5

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Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

A four-speed, quarter-track stereo mains/battery recorder with a 5″ spool capability and the Akai Crossfield head system. The X-IV had an audio output of 2 watts per channel and a single internal 5-inch elliptical speaker.
This unit was sold in the USA as the Roberts 6000.

Additional Info

Rewind speed: 1 minute 15 seconds for 600ft / Audio output power: two watts per channel / Speaker(s): single 5″ elliptical speaker for monitoring / Dimensions: 10 x 9½ x 4″ (254 x 241 x 102mm) / Weight: 12½ lbs (5.7kg) / quarter-track stereo

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