M8 Left Channel


As promised we move on to the inner workings of this single motor transport deck and tube amplifiers. Note that we have also details on this marvellous amplifier and deck on our sister website’s pages:¬† Analog Ian Restoring an Akai M8 This tape recorder came onto market about 1965 sometime (HiFi Engine lists this as 1963). It […]

Akai M8


The Akai M8 Crossfield Head Recorder Dedication Those who were around in the 1960s will remember the furor caused when this machine came to market. I dedicate this article to my late father Chris whom had one. The Akai M8 was not the best machine out there, neither was it supposed to be at the price point […]

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