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Technical Details

Brand: Akai


Category:Mid High Fidelity


Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1969 - 1972

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

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

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:7½ ips: 40 - 20kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.15% at 7½ ips, 0.17% at 3¾ ips 0.25% at 1 ips & 0.35% at 5

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 7 / 10

Additional Details


Replacing the X-IV, the X-V was also a four-speed, quarter-track stereo
mains/battery recorder with a 5″ spool capability (7″ reels
could be used with special outrigger extension arms – see inset below)
The recorder featured the Akai Crossfield head system and utilised a
brushless DC micro motor.
audio output of 1 watt per channel was used to drive two internally front-mounted
3-inch speakers.
Replay characteristics were to NARTB standards and a wow and flutter
figure of 0.15% was achievable at 7½ ips, marginally better than
the X-IV.
Additional images of this recorder are supplied on the Get Reel Contemporary
Classics CD-ROM.

Additional Info

Rewind speed: 90 seconds for 600ft / Audio output power: one watt per channel / Speaker(s): two 3″ round speakers for monitoring / Dimensions: 11 x 12 x 5″ (279 x 305 x 131mm) / Weight: 12.1 lbs (5.5kg) / quarter-track stereo


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