Akai GX-7
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Full Logic Direct Drive Metal Tape 3 Head

This Akai GX-7 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was first sold by Akai in 1983 with a list price of USD $400.

The main features of the Akai GX-7 are: 3 heads and off-tape monitoring, digital linear tape counter with 4 digits and memory stop, tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, dual capstan transport.

Typical front loading cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on the left side of the deck.

Level meters used on the GX-7 are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the GX-7 let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the GX-7 provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type. The 19kHz multiplex pilot slgnal present in FM stereo broadcasts can cause false triggering of the noise reduction system. The switchable MPX filter of the GX-7 filters out the pilot signal, and assuring proper Dolby processing of FM stereo programs.

For undisturbed listening a jack connector for a pair of stereo headphones is supplied.

Compact Cassette
  • Closed Loop Double Capstan
  • DC Amplifier
  • Super GX Heads
  • 3 Head System
  • IPLS (Instant Program Locating System)
  • Direct Drive

Historic events

1983 TV Series The "A-Team" with Mr T premieres on NBC.

Features of Akai GX-7

Connectors
Connectivity
Headphones
Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading Meters Linear Tape Counter 4-Digıt Digital Counter
Electronics
Electronics
DC-Coupled Amplifier Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Cassette Back Lighting
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction MPX Filter Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Music Scan Full Logic Transport Control Timer Recording/Playback Record Mute Memory Stop Intro Scan Auto Monitor Auto-Space Real-Time Tape Monitoring Memory Play
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls Output-Level Control Headphone Volume Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Direct Drive (Capsŧan) Dual-Capstan Transport

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