Akai GXC-40D

The Akai GXC-40D is a stereo cassette deck, it was introduced by Akai in 1973.

The main features of the Akai GXC-40D are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection with support for normal and chrome tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical of this deck is the 70's top loading layout 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 GXC-40D are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable GXC-40D transport function selection.

To make live recordings this deck has 2 microphone inputs to connect microphones with a jack connector. 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.

Compact Cassette
  • GX Heads

Historic events

1973 Computer graphics are used for the first time in the Motion Picture Industry when the movie "Westworld" is produced.

Features of Akai GXC-40D

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Controls
Controls
High / Low Switch
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Peak Limiter
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left Top Loading Wood Case Black Finish
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Manual Tape Type Selection Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

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