Akai GX 625?

I’m swapping e-mails right now with a friend of mine who owns an Akai 1710L reel to reel and is enjoying putting some of his albums onto tape, and indeed listening to his many recordings. Then he managed to obtain via a Freecycle site, umpteen hundred plastic tape spools, 5000ft of Quantegy 406 SP mastering […]

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OPEN REEL DECKS: Akai GX-747, Philips N4520, Tandberg TD-20A, Technics RS-1500US, Technics RS-1800 and Teac 7300

These are notes I made for a letter to the editor of Hi-Fi World after a particularly interesting feature re Reel to Reel machines in the February 2008 issue. I didn’t get around to sending it. Dear David. The Neville Roberts feature “The Reel Thing” ( February 2008) was a joy to read. Not only […]

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WE, THE JURY. Civilised audio and hi-fi equipment opinions & debates #002 (RECEIVERS)

This is where WE ask the questions and you folks give your answers. Jury members are by invitation only. QUESTION: RECEIVERS: What is it about the monster 1970’s ones? —//— Stan Skatvedt Then there was the receiver that Harman/Kardon designed and built.Not monstrously powered, but truly intended to be every bit as musical as the […]

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WE, THE JURY. Civilised audio and hi-fi equipment opinions & debates #003 (GROUNDING BOXES)

This is where WE ask the questions and you folks give your answers. Jury members are by invitation only. QUESTION: GROUNDING BOXES – do they work? —//— —//— David Rance Proper amp power supplies should isolate the amp circuit very well. Grounding boxes are a foo thing which can actually add rf noise into a […]

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AKAI OPEN REEL VIA THE AUDIO MISER @ 25/03/21

4000 DB … https://reverb.com/item/37163002-akai-4000db-stereo-tape-deck-reel-reel-recorder-powers-on 4000 DS … https://reverb.com/item/37175275-akai-4000ds-mk-ii-reel-to-reel GX 220D … https://reverb.com/item/36667842-akai-vintage-gx-220d-vintage-reel-to-reel-three-glass-ferrite-head-works-partially-sold-as-is-no-ret GX 4000D … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649673341-akai-gx-4000d-open-reel-recorderplayer/ GX 625 … https://allegrolokalnie.pl/oferta/akai-gx-625-reel-to-reel GX 625 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649632084-akai-gx-625-reel-to-reel/ GX 625 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649673502-akai-gx-625-reel-to-reel/ Pros 1000 … https://www.hi-fi.ru/auction/detail/1156390?refsource=hifishark X 201D … https://www.adverts.ie/home-audio/akai-x201d-reel-to-reel-tape-machine/21401142

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