For sale is a vintage, 1970’s, AKAI, 1730D-SS, 2-speed, 2-motor, 4-track, 4-channel, reel to reel, “Surround Stereo” tape recorder/deck. Cosmetically beautiful and mechanically tested and works. The only issue is the 4th VU meter tends to jump erratically until warmed-up. Also, the right hand reel mounting flange seems a little forgiving, in/out wise. See the many photos provided. See the detailed specifications below. Nothing is lacking in the performance of the 1730D-SS. It is versatile and completely compatible with conventional 2 channel. Engineered with 4 heads, hysteresis synchronous 2-speed motor, automatic shut-off, pause control and slanted control panel for operating ease. Track system: 4-track, 4-channel, stereo/multi channel system. Heads: 1 x record, 1 x playback, 2 x erase. Motor: 2 speed hysteresis synchronous. Reel size: 5 or 7 inch reel. Wow and flutter: 0.15%. Frequency response: 30Hz to 22kHz. Signal to Noise Ratio: 48dB. Total harmonic distortion: 2%. Input: 40mV (line), 20mV (DIN), 0.4mV (mic). Output: 1.228V (line). Output power: 5 watts. Dimensions: 450 x 420 x 240mm. This item is in the category “Consumer Electronics\Vintage Electronics\Vintage Audio & Video\Reel-to-Reel Tape Recorders”. The seller is “collectiblesonthenetdude” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Model: Akai – 1730D-SS
- Type: 4-Channel Tape Recorder
- Brand: Akai