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Brand: Akai

Model:X 360

Category:Mid High Fidelity


Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1968 - 1971

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

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

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 4

Dimension: 17½ x 16 x 10" (444 x 406 x 254mm)

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 3

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:(all 3dB): 7½ ips: 30 - 23kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.04% at 7½ , 0.07% at 3¾ & 0.15% at 1 ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:-50dB

Sound quality rating:6 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 7 / 10

Weight: 61.6 lb (28 kg) 

Additional Details


This was a quarter-track stereo/mono machine with a three speed capstan drive motor enabling electrical
selection for 1 7/8, 3¾ and 7½ (15 ips was also available via capstan/pinch roller
The Akai Crossfield 4-head arrangement was again used to maximize high frequency response and the unit had a 50 watt solid state amplifier.
Magnetic brakes ensured very fast stopping in fast forward and rewind mode and a “Comput-O-Matic”  level control automatically adjusted the record level.
The machine could auto reverse by means of a reversible capstan motor and a mechanically (electro magnet) moveable playback head. Reverse recording was not possible, only playback.

Additional Info

Rewind speed: 75 seconds for 1200ft / Audio output power: 15 watts RMS per channel (N / A for X 360D) / Inputs: mic: more than 0.5V line: more than 50mV DIN: low – 5mV, high – 50mV / Outputs: line and DIN, external speakers and headphones / Speaker(s): 2 x 5″ (N / A for X 360D)


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