Akai 1710 W

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Do it yourself Reel to reel for sale.

Akai have several older models that I like.

Here is one of them, single motor, tubes, dependable,

built in amplifier and speakers.

  • This Akai belongs to Ed in Las Vegas.

  • 3 speeds: 1-7/8. 3-3/4. 7-1/2 and 15 optional.
  • Wow and Flutter: Less than 0,18% at 7-1/2.
  • 0,25% at 3-3/4.
  • 0,30% at 1-7/8.
  • Frequency response: 40 to 18,000 RMS at 15 speed.
  • 80 to 12.000 cps +-3db at 7-1/2.
  • 80 to 10,000cps +- at 3-3/4.
  • 80 to 4,000cps +-3db at 1-7/8.
  • Distortion: Within 2% 1,000cps 0 VU.
  • Power output: 5 watts at maximum on each channel, total 10 watts.
  • 2 VU-meters.
  • 4-track stereo/mono system.
  • Fast forward and Rewind time: 120 seconds using 1200 feet tape.
  • Motor: 2-speed induction motor.
  • Built in speakers: 5 x 7
  • Tubes: 12AT7 x 2. 6BM8 x 2.
  • Silicone Diode: 150 D x 2.
  • Power supply: AC 100 to 240V, 50 / 60 hZ.
  • Power consumption: 80 watts.
  • Dimensions: 13-1/2 Tall.
  • 13-1/2 Wide.
  • 9 Deep.
  • Weight: 33 lbs (15 kg)

  • Without speed-sleeve 1-7/8 and 3-3/4 speed.

  • Attached sleeve: 3-3/4 and 7-1/2.

    Extra option: 15 speed.

  • Tubes: 12AT7 x 2. 6BM8 x 2.

    It also have connections for external speakers on the back.

    When using another amplifier you can turn off

    the built-in speakers with a switch.

    Other speakers was sold as accessories:

  • Model: SS-30.

  • Speaker: 5x7 Full-range.

  • 8 ohms impedance.

  • Frequency Range: 100~12,000 cps.
  • Dimensions: 13-1/3 Wide, 14 Tall, 3 Deep.
  • Weight: 14 lbs.

    Another set of speakers were:

    SW-130

  • 12" Woofer & 3-1/2 Tweeter.
  • 8 ohms impedance.
  • Max input: 25 watts.
  • Frequency range: 50~18,000 cps.
  • Dimensions: 16-1/2 Wide, 22 Tall, 12 Deep.
  • Weight; 29lbs each.

    SS-110

  • Speaker: 10" coaxial with built

    in 3-1/2" tweeter.

  • 8 ohms impedance
  • Max power: 10 watts.
  • Frequency range: 50~17,000 cps.
  • Dimensions: 20-1/8 Wide.
  • 19 Tall.
  • 15-3/4 Deep.
  • Weight: 36 lbs each.

    Transport section is similar to many other

    Akai models like 4000 and M-series.

    Belt-driven and idler-wheels

    for rewind and fforward function.

    Accessories for sale:

  • Owners Manual,hard-copy or CD-ROM (pdf-file) $25.00

  • Service Manual,hard-copy or CD-ROM (pdf-file) $25.00

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