The Akai GX-225D is a stereo reel-to-reel tape recorder that was manufactured by Akai in the 1970s. It has two speeds, 3 3/4 and 7 1/2 ips (inches per second), and can accommodate up to 7-inch reels. The GX-225D features a three-head design that allows for monitoring of the recording as it is being made, which eliminates the need for playback to monitor the recording quality. It also has built-in Dolby noise reduction circuitry for improved sound quality. The GX-225D is highly regarded by audio enthusiasts for its reliability, ease of use, and excellent sound quality.
Track system: auto reverse, 4-track, 2-channel, stereo/monaural system