AKAI GXC-709D

AKAI GXC-709D

Sometimes we have gear that got sold in no time. We have acquired the AKAI cassette deck in a quite poor condition, but after a week of research, cleaning and soldering we have made this beauty work. A few words about the deck. It was manufactured in 1977-79 and considered as “AKAI hi-end deck” at […]

AKAI AP-B20 Auto Return Turntable

AKAI AP-B20 Auto Return Turntable

We are quite busy here at Revintages. We’ve got another turntable for a little maintenance.  The new toy is Japanese semiautomatic turntable from ’80s – AKAI AP-B20. Although it is very simple and basic – this is a great, fully functional device for novice vinyl collector. Maintenance  done: Belt replaced Mechanics cleaned and lubed Contacts […]

AKAI GX-4000D: SOLD

AKAI GX-4000D: SOLD

Another beauty has met new family: the AKAI GX-4000D I’ve restored got sold (eBay). REPAIRS AND RESTORATIONS: Fixed the loose flywheel Cleaned the front panel, although could not fix the dent Replaced main belt and counter belt Cleaned scratchy Phones Volume control and Line In Recording Level control Cleaned contacts with Deoxit and lubed mechanics […]