Akai GXC-730D
Dolby B NR

This Akai GXC-730D is a auto-reverse stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Akai in 1977 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $600 and discontinued 2 years later in 1979.

The main features of the Akai GXC-730D are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter and memory stop, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and ferro-chrome tapes.

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 GXC-730D are analog needle VU reading meters with peak indicator for easy adjustment of optimum recording level. Mechanical transport controls for reliable GXC-730D transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the GXC-730D 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.

Compact Cassette
  • Glass & X'Tal Ferrite Head
  • Reverse Recording
  • Auto Reverse
  • ADR System (Automatic Distortion Reduction System)
  • GX Heads

Historic events

1977 The movie "Star Wars" is released, revealing special effects, and film technology never before seen by the general public.
1978 Nintendo releases its first video game, Computer Othello.
1979 Nike's Air technology patented by inventor M. Frank Rudy is introduced in the Tailwind running shoe.

Features of Akai GXC-730D

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors DIN Input/Output Connector Headphones
Controls
Controls
3-Position Direction Selector
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Peak Limiter
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo Reverse recording
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel 2-Erase Heads
Indicators
Indicators
Record Play Peak Indicator Dolby B Cassette Back Lighting
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Line / Mic Input Select Memory Stop Mechanical Transport Control
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls Output-Level Control
Rear Controls
Rear Controls
Manual Level Calibration (Rear)
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Ferro-Chrome Tape Capabılity Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Reverse Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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