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Akai GX-230D

GX Head Stereo Tape Deck

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Akai GX-230D

Description

The new Akai AC servo motor employed in the GX-230D for direct capstan drive is equipped with 114 gears on bot the rotor and stator sides and a detector coil and magnet are built in on the stator side for a completely new pulse detection system.

With this system, pulse detection is made only once every 114 pulses instead of at each pulse for greatly increased pulse output.

Other advantages of this system over the usual DC servo motor with magnetic braking system include simplified construction, absence of heat generation, and substantially decreased ripple as a result of the mechanical eccentricity of the motor.

One each, GX forward/reverse playback and combination record/erase head guarantees long lasting performance, wider dynamic range and excellent signal to noise ratio.

Model GX-230 is also available and incorporates the same outstanding features as the GX-230D, but is equipped with a speaker jack for playback.

Specifications

Track system: auto reverse, 4-track, 2-channel, stereo/monaural system

Heads: 2 x playback, 1 x record/erase

Motor: 2 x reel, 1 x capstan

Reel size: up to 7 inch reel

Tape speeds: 3 34  7 12 ips

Wow and flutter: 0.07% (7 12 ips)

Frequency response: 30Hz to 23kHz (7 12 ips)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 60dB

Total harmonic distortion: 1%

Input: 70mV (line), 0.3mV (mic)

Output: 0.775V (line)

Output power: 7 watts

Semiconductors: 41 x transistors, 28 x diodes

Dimensions: 440 x 395 x 205mm

Weight: 15.2kg

Downloads

brochure  English - k7sparky

instruction/owners manual  English - violatchr

service manual  English - violatchr

service manual (alt scan)  English - Polaus

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