Stereo Reel to Reel Tape Recorder
The Akai 4000DS is a four-track, two-channel stereo reel to reel tape recorder for use with 7" reels.
The employment of a highly efficient induction motor and boldly designed flywheel in the 4000DS results in stable tape travel and reduced wow and flutter.
This feature coupled with a three head system including Akai's one-micron gap playback head assures clear playback sound.
Track system: 4-track 2-channel stereo/monaural system
Reel capacity: up to 7" reel
Tape speed: 7.5 and 3.75 ips
Wow and flutter: less than 0.15% RMS (7.5 ips)
Frequency response: 30 to 23,000Hz (SRT tape 7.5 ips)
Signal to noise ratio: better than 50dB (7.5 ips)
Distortion: less than 1.5% (7.5 ips)
Cross talk: better than 50dB stereo
Erase ratio: better than 70dB
Motor: 4-pole induction 1-speed motor
Recording head: 4-track 2-channel
Playback head: 4-track 2-channel
Erase head: 4-track 2-channel
Dimensions: 406 x 314 x 194mm
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