The Akai CR-80D-SS is a 8-track (Q8) Surround Sound stereo cassette recorder and among the best ever made, with 4-channel recording an easy task. It delivers everything you ever wanted in multi-dimensional, quadraphonic sound. Exciting features include Akai's one micron gap recording/playback head for amazing frequency response, fast forward, automatic stop/continuous play, 2/4 channel stereo selector and public address system convertibility. Your friends will be amazed when they find out they are listening to an 8 track 'quadraphonic' tape! If you're a quadraphonic fan then this deck is pretty much the ultimate 8-track recording deck (of about 4 models that actually record).
This deck uses 4 (one for each audio channel) of the Sanyo LD3141 IC's on the preamp board.
Watch this video for a demonstration: Akai CR-80D-SS playing Quadraphonic Demonstration Tape.
Looking for the instructions?
Download here the Akai CR-80D-SS manual (PDF).
What's your Akai CR-80D-SS worth in 2021? Here are some recently sold items with prices.
|Akai CR 80D SS 8 Track Player Recorder||07/2021||$ 289.98|
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|AKAI CR 80 SS CR 80D SS 8 Track Quad||07/2021||$ 26.62|
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