Akai GXC-310D
Dolby B NR

This Akai GXC-310D is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Akai in 1975 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $375.

The main features of the Akai GXC-310D are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection and capable of handling normal tapes.

Typical of this deck is the 70's top loading layout with the cassette compartiment located on the center 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 GXC-310D are analog needle VU reading meters.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the GXC-310D by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

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 cable and recording from a source by a cable.

Compact Cassette
  • Double Capstan
  • GX Heads

Historic events

1975 Sony launched the Betamax videocassette recording format.

Features of Akai GXC-310D

DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Analog Needle Meters 3-Digıt Mechanical Counter
Cassette Exterior
Silver Finish Top Loading Orientation Center
Compact Cassette
Head Configuration
4 Track / 2 Channel 2 Head Desiǥn
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Tape Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Normal Tape Capabılity
Mechanical Tape Loading

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