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On May-01-11 at 18:19:11 PDT, seller added the following information:
GX-400D SS Open Real Deck
You are offerding on a beautiful Akai GX-400D SS Open Real deck. This deck is widely considered to be the best quadraphonic reel to reel deck ever produced. It is a massive and well built example of vintage audio engineering at its finest.
This deck incorporates Akai's famous Glass and X'tal tape heads. These are heads are well known in the audio world for their superb sound quality and amazing durability. Recording and playback at 15 IPS will deliver the finest studio quality sound to your ears (in both stereo and discrete quad modes). The computer controlled tape handling buttons (Play, FF, etc.) make this fast and responsive deck a pleasure to use. You can use both 10.5 and 7 inch reel sizes and take advantage of the noise reduction circuitry for optimum quality recordings.
This reel to reel has been carefully tested and is in excellent working order. The controls and switches have been cleaned and lubed for years of smooth and silent operation. All edge card connections have been cleaned and realigned. The belts have been inspected and replaced as needed. The heads have been cleaned and demagnetized and sound great! All lights have been checked and replaced as needed. The genuine wood veneer case has a new coat of wood oil.
This reel to reel is in excellent cosmetic condition. It makes a stunning visual impression (check the pics).
Extras: The original remote control, owner's manual, and a brand name 10.5" tape on metal reel is included!
offer with confidence on this rarely seen open reel deck. You will be pleased!
Features For This Unit:
Excellent Cosmetic Condition
Excellent Working Condition
Glass & X'Tal Heads- Best Ever On Reel to Reel Decks
Three Motors for Rock Solid Stability
Stereo Record and Playback Capability
Quadraphonic Record and Playback Capability
Quadrasync For Multi Track Studio Type Recording
Backlit Analog VU Meters
4 Heads and Three Motors
3.75, 7.5, and 15 IPS Inches Per Second (IPS)
15 Inches Per Second Tape Speed For Best Fidelity
Auto Reverse in Play Mode
Analog Tape Counter
10.5" and 7" Reel Size Options
Independent Left/Right Recording Controls
Independent Front/Rear Recording Controls
Independent Left/Right Output Controls
Auto Shut Off at End of Tape
Microphone Jacks on Front Panel
Headphone Jack on Front Panel
Line Input Jacks on Back of Deck
Low Noise Switch for Premium Tape Types
Feather Touch IC Tape Handling Controls - Nice!
Extra! Includes Remote Control& Owner's Manual
Note: The pictured metal reels are not included in this sale.