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Akai X-165D

Cross-Field Head Stereo Custom Deck (1973)

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Akai X-165D


The Akai X-165D features 4-track stereo/monaural recording/playback system, cross-field head, hysteresis synchronous 2-speed motor and all silicon transistorized preamplifier.


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

Tape speeds: 1 78  3 34  7 12 ips

Wow and flutter: 0.12% (7 12 ips)

Frequency response: 30Hz to 20kHz (7 12 ips)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 50dB

Total harmonic distortion: 3%

Semiconductors: 12 x transistors

Dimensions: 340 x 340 x 230mm

Weight: 14kg

Note: optional 15ips


schematic   English - capstan567

instruction/owners manual   English - Huub52

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