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Akai GX-747

Professional Stereo Reel to Reel Tape Recorder (1981-85)

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Akai GX-747


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

Heads: 2 x GX record, 2 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: 0.03% (7 12 ips)

Frequency response: 25Hz to 33kHz (7 12 ips)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 65dB

Total harmonic distortion: 0.4%

Input: 70mV (line), 2mV (DIN), 0.25mV (mic)

Output: 0.775V (line), 0.3V (DIN)

Dimensions: 440 x 483 x 256mm

Weight: 21kg

Finish: silver, black

Year: 1982


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Reviewed Mar 23rd, 2019 by

Warm excellent reproduction and true playback next to studio presence. Awesome.

Reviewed May 24th, 2018 by

My good friend since 2000, i simply love it .

Reviewed Oct 02nd, 2013 by

Real Time Counter holds its Position very well.

Reviewed May 13th, 2013 by

very hard and crisp sound



Service manual for the AKAI GX-747dbx

Sorry guys I am also short a copy of this file. Can anyone help me to obtain it?

Akai GX-747 and GX-747 dbx

Hi ,
Can anybody tell me if the Operator's Manual for an Akai GX-747 is the same with an Akai GX-747 dbx manual? Also same thing with the Service Manuals for them both. Thanks.


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Manual and DBX

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