Akai GX 220 D Owners Manual

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(EX-220D

OPERATOR'S MANUAL

-_ STEREO TAPE DECK -

MANUFACTURED & DISTRIBUTED BY AKAI ELECTRIC (20., LTD-IAKAI TRADING C0,, LTD.

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I GLASS AND X-TAL FERRITE
HEAD

Up to now In nnmufaclurinp Recording/Play-
back llcads. permalloy has been used for
making the cure and metallic t'oil lia\ hccn user!
for making the gap

However. for the Model oxrzznt) ARAI has
developed a GLASS ANIJ X'IAL (crystal)
FERRITI- HEAD.

The core is made of pure crystal t'crritc in
addition to which the inner circunrl'urcnce of
the head shield tinclnding the core and gill- is
mounted and set in glass.

As a result. the head is not only -Dust I-rcc"
and -Wear Free" hut producm u "Focused
Iiicld- (The magnetic fielll is connuclratcd into
a narrow oblong radius! permitting recording
without the Weakcning or crux L' ot- the sivnal
by the bias current. lligli t'rcqncnc - an
be recorded and rcgcncrulcd as orig al sound
without distortion

TABLE OF CONTENTS

GENERAL INFORMATION


I. Specifications .........................................
2. Controls .............................................
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
I. 4-Track Recording/Playback System ....... . ................
2. Tape Loading ............................
3. Voltage and Cycle Conversion .................
4. Tape Speed Selection ......................
5. Pause Control ................................
6. Automatic Stop/SIiut-Off .......................
7. Fast Forward and Rewind ....... . .......
8. Playback ..............................
Stereo Playback .......................
Monaural Playback .......................
Playback Using External Amplifier . ............
Playback Using External Speakers i . ............
Playback Using External Speakers .........
Automatic Reverse Playback . . . . .........
Manual Reverse ................... . . . .
9. Recording ...............................
Stereo Recording ......................
Monaural Recording ...................
Recording From an External Amplifier .
Recording From a Record Player ......
Recording From Another Tape Recorder . i .
DIN Jack ..............................
Sound On Sound Recording i i . . .
Monitoring .......................................
iO. S.R.'l-. Button .........................................
ll. Tape Splicing and Editing ................. . .. .
12. Tape Erasing .....................................
13. Head Demagnetizing ....................................
HI. ACCESSORIES
1. Standard Accessories ....................................
2. Optional Accessories ....................................

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H. OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS

l- 4-TRACK RECORDING/PLAY
BACK SYSTEM

2- TAPE LOADING

Place a full reel of tape on SUPPLY Rl--lnL
TABLE and an empty reel «In the TAKE-UP
RElEL TAliLli. Thread the tape ax illustrated
by the dolled line in He. 4 r

Lock reels into place with the Rlil-L
RliTAlNl-RS provided an Reel Shafts.

Fig. 3

The monaural recording/playback truck se-

quence should be 1-4-3-2.

(A)Depress TRACK SELECTOR BUTTON
-1-4".
The first monaural recording/playback
takes place on track I. and the second on
track 4 after the tape reels have been
inverted.

(l3) lnvert reelst

(C) Depress TRACK SELECTOR BUTTON
-3-2".

The third monaural remrding/playback takes

place on track 3, and the fourth on track 2

after the tape reels have been inverted-

The GX-ZZOD does not record in reverse
direction. Using reverse playback. it is not
necessary to turn the Tape Reels over. When
reverse playback begins. the Playback Head ifi
automatically shifted to the remaining trucks.

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TRACK 2
TRACK 3

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