Akai GXC-65D
Dolby B NR

This Akai GXC-65D is a auto-reverse stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Akai in 1973 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $350 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Akai GXC-65D are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling 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 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-65D are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable GXC-65D transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the GXC-65D by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

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.

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Historic events

1973 IBM released the 8" floppy drive, and the first permanent storage with its first "Hard Drive"
1974 The Waffle Trainer is introduced, quickly becoming the best-selling training shoe in the U.S.

Features of Akai GXC-65D

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Controls
Controls
High / Low Switch 2-Position Direction Selector
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Top Loading Wood Case Orientation Center
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Output Level Controls Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Reverse Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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