Akai GX-4000D Stereo Reel to Reel Tape Recorder – SOLD –

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Akai GX-4000D Stereo Reel to Reel Tape Recorder – SOLD –

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Akai GX-4000D

Stereo Reel to Reel Tape Recorder




The Akai GX-4000D features include a 4-track stereo and monaural recording/playback system, Twin VU meters for indicating recording and playback levels, Recording indicator lamp, Recording safety button, Monitor selector switch, Sound on sound recording procedure, Microphone jacks and Microphone recording level controls.


Track system: 4-track, 2-channel, stereo/monaural system

Heads: 1 x GX playback, 1 x GX record, 1 x erase

Motor: 1 x 4-pole induction motor

Reel size: up to 7 inch reel

Tape speeds: 3 34  7 12 ips

Wow and flutter: 0.08% (7 12 ips)

Frequency response: 30Hz to 24kHz (7 12 ips)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 60dB

Total harmonic distortion: 1%

Input: 70mV (line), 2mV (DIN), 0.25mV (mic)

Output: 0.775V (line), 0.3V (DIN)

Dimensions: 440 x 315 x 230mm

Weight: 13.2kg

Year: 1978

Serial No. 81050-25193

Description of work
The following tasks and parts have either been repaired or replaced:
All PCB boards have been checked and suspect joints re-soldered
Washed and treated all potentiometers with DeoxIT 
Treated all RCA’s with DeoxIT
Washed and cleaned chassis
Cleaned parts, fascia and knobs
Calibrated all adjustable measurements
Checked tape head azimuth
Cleaned and demagnetised tape heads
Removed the original grease and replaced with synthetic lubricant grease.
New 240 volt AC mains power lead
Tested and enjoyed in excess of 6 hours

Warranty: 12 months

RV HIFI says:

Amazing, this 7″ Akai GX-4000D Stereo Reel to Reel Tape Recorder has only had a few hours of use before we serviced it! Very attractive unit in excellent brand new condition, this unit will make a great addition to any HIFI period piece. We are also including a brand new Blank tape, empty spool and audio cables.


RV HIFI is passionate about Vintage HIFI, so we believe in doing the job right!

Additional information

Weight 18 kg
Dimensions 52 x 46 x 32 cm