Akai GX-65mkII
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Dolby HXPro Full Logic Wireless Remote Control Metal Tape 3 Head

This Akai GX-65mkII is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B/C and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was first sold by Akai in 1991 with a list price of USD $500 and discontinued 2 years later in 1993.

The main features of the Akai GX-65mkII are: 3 heads and off-tape monitoring, digital linear tape counter with 4 digits and memory stop, automatic tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven dual-capstan transport.

Typical front loading cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on the left side of the deck. Tape eject is operated mechanically and the cassette needs to be placed with the side to be played facing forward in the cassette well.

Level meters used on the GX-65mkII are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the GX-65mkII let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the GX-65mkII provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type. The Dolby HX PRO system provides precise bias control during recording to reduce distortion and improve linearity in the high-frequency range, the result is recorded sound that is highly faithful to the original.

For undisturbed listening a jack connector for a pair of stereo headphones is supplied. Connection to other audio components for plaback can be achieved by a RCA cable and recording from a source by a RCA cable. All main transport commands can be issued remotely with a wireless remote control.

Compact Cassette
  • Closed Loop Double Capstan
  • 3 Head
  • Super GX Heads
  • Auto Tape Monitor System
  • DC Amplifier Construction
  • Dolby HX Pro Headroom extension System
  • Vibration Absorbing Cassette Stabilizer
  • LC-OFC SGX Head

Historic events

1991 Introduction of MiniDisc by Sony
1992 Philips launched the DCC (Digital Compact Cassette) format
1993 Intel introduces the "Pentium" processing chip.

Features of Akai GX-65mkII

Calibration
Calibration
Bias Fine Tune
Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones Wireless Remote Control Receiver
Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading Meters Linear Tape Counter 4-Digıt Digital Counter
Electronics
Electronics
DC-Coupled Amplifier Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
LC-OFC Head 3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
MPX
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction Dolby HX Pro®
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Timer Recording/Playback One-Touch Record/Pause Record Mute Memory Stop Auto Monitor Auto-Space Real-Time Tape Monitoring
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Record Level Balance Control Master Record Level Control Headphone Volume Control
Feet
Shock Absorbtion
Cassette Stabilizer
Limited Finish
Special Finish
Gold-Plated Headphone Jack
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Automatic Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Dual-Capstan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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