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Akai GX4000D


Akai GX4000D


Made in Japan during the late 70’s & early 80’s, this is 3.75 & 7.5 ips, 4-Track, 2 Channel Stereo reel-to-reel tape deck is in full working order. Tape path and pinch roller cleaned, heads checked & perfect, all functions tested and everything working really well.

Changing speeds is simplicity itself (see pictures 5 & 6).

Physical condition is pretty good. There is one little dent on the front panel which is difficult to see and doesn’t show-up in the pictures and there are some scuff marks on the brushed metal front of the head cover.


• Track system: 4-track, 2-channel, stereo/monaural system
• Heads: 1 x GX playback, 1 x GX record, 1 x erase
• Motor: 1 x 4-pole induction motor
• Reel size: up to 7 inch reel
• 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: 60dB
• Total harmonic distortion: 1%
• Input: 70mV (line), 2mV (DIN), 0.25mV (mic)
• Output: 0.775V (line), 0.3V (DIN)
• Dimensions: 440 x 315 x 230mm
• Weight: 13.2kg

Click here for information, specifications and downloadable literature from the excellent hifiengine.com website

This comes with a print-out copy of the original user manual, along with one empty spool, one full & unused TDK spool and mains cable.


Payment accepted via PayPal, Bank Transfer, Personal Cheque or cash on collection.

Economical worldwide shipping via UPS or FedEx – Expertly packed, tracked and insured.


Please contact us either by telephone on 01883 340073
or by sending and email to enquiries@retrotechaudio.co.uk
if you are interested in purchasing this item.


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