Stereo Reel to Reel Tape Recorder (1973-74)
The amazing new Akai GX-285D has no equal. Here, for the first time in any reel to reel deck, are Akai's exclusive GX (glass and crystal) heads and an integral Dolby noise reduction system.
It is the ultimate investment in sound reproduction, with many quality features including 3 superbly engineered motors, auto reverse, auto stop/shut off, sound mixing, sound on sound, tape selector switch, dual monitoring, lockable pause control, solenoid operation and more.
Track system: auto reverse, 4-track, 2-channel, stereo/monaural system
Heads: 1 x record, 1 x play, 1 x erase
Motor: 2 x reel, 1 x capstan
Tape speeds: 3 3⁄4 7 1⁄2 ips
Wow and flutter: 0.08% (7 1⁄2 ips)
Frequency response: 30Hz to 24kHz (7 1⁄2 ips)
Signal to Noise Ratio: 58dB
Total harmonic distortion: 1.5%
Input: 150mV (line), 0.8mV (mic)
Semiconductors: 39 x transistors, 32 x diodes
Dimensions: 435 x 460 x 260mm
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Reviewed Jul 26th, 2014 by gautam banerjee
Excellent deck for my home listening system