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Brand: Akai

Model:X-IV

Category:Mid High Fidelity

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1965 - 1968

Original Price: $137

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

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

Max Reel Size("): 5"

Number of heads: 3

Dimension: 10 x 9½ x 4" (254 x 241 x 102mm)

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 1

Auto Reverse?:No

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

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Weight: 12½ lbs (5.7kg)

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

Price When New UK £137
Heads Three – erase, record/playback and Crossfield bias
Motors One deviationless micro motor
Tape Speeds 7½ , 3¾ , 1 and 15/16 ips
Frequency Response ( 3dB)  7½ ips: 40Hz – 25kHz  –  3¾ ips: 40Hz – 17kHz – 1 ips: 30Hz – 11kHz – 15/16 ips: 30 – 5.5kHz
Wow & Flutter  0.16% at 7½ ips, 0.17% at 3¾ ips
0.28% at 1 ips & 0.35% at 5/16 ips
Rewind Speed 1 minute 15 seconds for 600ft
Dimensions 10 x 9½ x 4″ (254 x 241 x 102mm)
Weight 12½ lbs (5.7kg)

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