Reel to Reel Picture Gallery
Akai GX-1820This reel to reel and 8-track combo deck is an updated version of the original X-1820SD. Uses improved Glass & X'tal heads and better electronics (like no capstan sleeve required for switching speeds).
Akai 1800L Reel to Reel Tape DeckEarly reel to reel and 8-track cartridge combo deck from Akai. Followed by the X-1800SD and the GX-2800 decks.
Akai X-200DImproved on the earlier "X" series decks. No need to place a sleeve over the capstan shaft to change speeds.
Akai 4000DS MKIITop performing deck in a smaller chassis size helped eliminate the common "I moved my deck now I have a hernia" complaint.