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Akai GX-630D-SS

4CH / 2CH Compatible Stereo Tape Deck (1976-79)

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Akai GX-630D-SS


Track system: 4-track, 4-channel, stereo/multi channel system

Heads: 1 x GX record, 1 x GX playback, 2 x erase

Motor: 2 x reel drive, 1 x capstan

Reel size: up to 10.5 inch reel

Tape speeds: 3 34  7 12 ips

Wow and flutter: 0.06% (7 12 ips)

Frequency response: 30Hz to 21kHz (7 12 ips)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 54dB

Total harmonic distortion: 0.5%

Input: 70mV (line), 0.25mV (mic)

Output: 0.775V (line)

Semiconductors: 65 x transistors, 63 x diodes, 4 x IC

Dimensions: 440 x 527 x 240mm

Weight: 20.7kg

Accessories: connection cords, reel hub adaptors, empty reel


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Reviewed Oct 20th, 2013 by electron286

Very nice 4 channel deck! Not quite as good electrically as the 2-channel version however (GX-630D), but still one of the best 4-channel reel to reel decks that was produced.



re: GX-630D-SS

NOTE: The full set of service documentation for this model consists of TWO manuals.

1. The standard service manual for the stereo version of this recorder; https://www.hifiengine.com/manual_library/akai/gx-630d.shtml This covers mechanical setup, alignment, servicing.

2. The addendum service manual for this 4-channel version, which covers differences electrically.

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