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Model Year Heads F.R., ±3dB, Hz-kHz W&F, WRMS, % S/N, NR off, dB S/N, Best NR, dB NR & Bias Rec. Cal. Auto Reverse Tape Drive Capst. Drive Motors Meters Weight, kg Price, MSRP, USD Notes
GXC-75D 1972 2 30-16 0,12 50 58 B No Yes Open Belt 1 VU 8,0 450 Top loading
GXC-65D 1972 2 30-18 0,12 50 58 B No Yes Open Belt 1 VU 9,2 350 Top loading;
Flips cassette for tape reverse (Invert-o-matic)
GXC-46D 1973 2 30-16 0,12 50 58 B No No Open Belt 1 VU 7,2 320 Top loading
GXC-39D 1973 2 30-16 0,08 47 57 B No No Open Belt 1 VU 5,9 275 Top loading
GXC-38D 1973 2 40-13,8 0,08 50 58 B No No Open Belt 1 VU 6,8 270 Top loading
GXC-505D 1974 2 30-15 0,08 54 65 B No No Open Belt 1 VU 6,3 345  
GXC-502D 1974 2 30-15 0,1 54 62 B No No Open Belt 1 VU 5,3 340  
GXC-500D 1974 2 30-15 0,1 54 62 B No No Open Belt 1 VU 5,2 290  
GXC-570D 1975 3 30-19 0,06 52 62 B Manual No Closed Belt 3 VU 13,5 900 World's first: Pitch control, FWD/REW speed adjustment
GXC-710D 1975 2 30-17 0,08 50 60 B No No Open Belt 1 VU 8,8 395  
GXC-510D 1975 2 30-16 0,08 50 58 B No No Open Belt 1 VU 6,8 350 ADR (automatic distortion reduction);
Dynamic rec. EQ
GXC-310D 1975 2 30-17 0,07 54 62 B No No Closed Belt 1 VU 8,4 375 Top loading; ADR (auto distortion reduction); Dynamic rec. EQ
GXC-325D 1975 3 30-19 0,055 51 61 B No No Closed Belt 1 VU 8,6 475 Top loading
GXC-760D 1976 3 30-19 0,06 55 65 B Manual No Closed Belt 3 VU 11,1 600  
GXC-740D 1976 2 30-18 0,07 54 64 B Manual No Closed Belt 1 VU 10,5 495  
GXC-730D 1977 3* 30-17 0,08 50 60 B No Yes Open Belt 1 VU 12,0 600 *2 erase heads
GXC-725D 1977 3 35-16 0,06 51 61 B No No Open Belt 1 VU 7,3 425  
GXC-715D 1977 2 35-16 0,04 56 66 B No No Open Belt 2 VU 8,5 385  
GXC-709D 1977 2 35-16 0,06 50 60 B No No Open Belt 1 VU 6,8 375  
GXC-570DII 1978 3 30-19 0,06 52 62 B Manual No Closed Belt 3 VU 9,5 900 Pitch control
GXC-750D 1978 3 35-18 0,06 56 66 B Manual No Closed Belt 3 VU 9,5 725  
GXC-735D 1978 3* 35-17 0,08 58 68 B No Yes Open Belt 2 VU 9,7 500 *2 erase heads
GXC-706D 1978 2 35-15 0,06 55 65 B No No Open Belt 1 VU 6,5 300  
GX-M50 1979 3 25-21 0,04 62 72 B/FM Manual No Open Belt 1 FL 24 8,0 375  
GX-M30 1979 2 30-19 0,04 61 71 B Manual No Open Belt 1 FL 24 7,7 300  
GX-F90 1980 3 25-21 0,03 62 72 B/FM Manual No Closed* Direct 2 FL 24 9,8 675 *Back-tension pin
GX-F80 1980 3 25-21 0,035 62 72 B/FM No No Closed* Belt 2 FL 24 8,9 550 *Back-tension pin
GX-F60R 1980 3* 30-19 0,04 60 70 B No Yes Open Belt 2 FL 24 10,7 570 *2 erase heads
GX-F95 1981 3 20-21 0,028 62 72 B Auto No Closed* Quartz Direct 2 FL 24 12,5 795 *Back-tension pin
GX-F37 1981 2 30-19 0,04 60 80 HC/ DNR No No Open Belt 2 FL 24 6,9 400  
GX-F35 1981 2 30-19 0,04 60 80 B/C No No Open Belt 2 FL 24 6,9 400  
GX-F91 1982 3 20-21 0,025 60 80 B/C Auto / Manual No Closed Quartz Direct 2 FL 24 9,8 750  
GX-F71 1982 3 20-21 0,035 60 80 B/C Auto No Open Direct 2 FL 18 7,7 450  
GX-F51 1982 2 25-19 0,035 60 80 B/C Auto No Open Direct 2 FL 12 6,4 350  
GX-F66RC 1982 3* 25-19 0,035 60 80 B/C Auto Yes Open Belt 2 LED 16 8,6 575 *2 erase heads
GX-F44R 1982 3* 25-19 0,035 60 80 B/C Auto Yes Open Belt 2 LED 16 8,6 475 *2 erase heads
GX-7 1983 3 20-21 0,028 60 75 B/C No No Closed Direct 2 FL 12 5,8 400  
GX-R6 1983 2 20-19 0,04 60 80 B/C Auto Yes Open Belt 2 FL 12 4,7 400  
GX-R99 1984 4** 20-21 0,028 56 76 B/C Auto Yes Closed Direct* 5 FL 24 8,7 850 Spectrum level indicator;
*Twin DD;
**2 erase heads
GX-R88 1984 4** 20-21 0,028 56 76 B/C Auto Yes Closed Direct* 4 FL 24 7,6 600 *Twin DD;
**2 erase heads
GX-R66D 1984 3* 20-19 0,05 56 110 B/C/D Auto Yes Open Belt 2 FL 12 5,0 420 *2 erase heads
GX-R55 1984 2 20-19 0,05 56 71 B/C Auto Yes Open Belt 2 FL 12 4,8 359  
GX-911 1985 3         B/C               850 Professional;
Any info about this model is welcome!
GX-9 1985 3 20-21 0,025 57 77 B/C Manual No Closed Direct 4 FL 12 7,0 580 Spectrum level indicator
GX-R70 1985 2 20-19 0,05 59 110 B/C/D Auto Yes Open Belt 3 FL 12 5,2 500 Spectrum level indicator
GX-R60 1985 2 20-19 0,05 59 110 B/C/D No Yes Open Belt 3 FL 12 5,0 340  
GX-912 1986 3 20-21 0,025 57 77 B/C Manual No Closed Direct 3 FL 12 7,0 900 Professional
GX-8 /
GX-93*
1986 3 20-21 0,025 59 110 B/C/D Manual No Closed Quartz Direct 3 FL 16 7,3 610 *Japanese model
GX-6 /
GX-73*
1986 3 20-21 0,025 59 79 B/C Manual No Closed Direct 3 FL 16 6,5 530 *Japanese model
GX-R70EX 1986 2 20-19 0,05 59 110 B/C/D Auto Yes Open Belt 3 FL 12 5,2 500 Spectrum level indicator
GX-R60EX 1986 2 20-19 0,05 59 110 B/C/D No Yes Open Belt 3 FL 12 5,0 340  
GX-Z9000 1987 3 20-21 0,025 59 110 B/C/D Manual No Closed Quartz Direct 3 FL 16 7,3 770 Japanese model
GX-Z7000 1987 3 20-21 0,025 59 79 B/C Manual No Closed Direct 3 FL 16 6,5 615 Japanese model
GX-52 /
GX-Z5000*
1987 2 20-20 0,027 59 79 B/C/H Manual No Open Direct 3 FL 12 6,5 499 *Japanese model;
Clone: Mitsubishi M-T7100
GX-32 1987 2 25-18 0,05 59 79 B/C/H Manual No Open Belt 2 FL 12 5,4 350  
GX-R75CX 1987 2 20-19 0,05 59 110 B/C/D Auto Yes Open Belt 3 FL 12 5,2 615 Japanese model;
Spectrum level indicator
GX-R65EX 1987 2 20-19 0,05 59 110 B/C/D No Yes Open Belt 3 FL 12 5,0 540 Japanese model
GX-95 /
GX-Z9100*
1989 3 20-22 0,025 59 79 B/C/H Manual No Closed Quartz Direct 3 FL 16 10,2 799 *Japanese model
GX-75 /
GX-Z7100*
1989 3 20-22 0,025 59 79 B/C/H Manual No Closed Direct 3 FL 16 9,2 530 *Japanese model
GX-65 /
GX-Z6100*
1989 3 15-21 0,035 57 77 B/C/H Manual No Closed Belt 2 FL 12 5,5 500 *Japanese model
GX-R35 /
GX-R3500*
1989 2 20-19 0,045 56 76 B/C/H Manual Yes Open Belt 2 FL 12 5,5 430 *Japanese model

GX-Z9100EX
1990 3 15-22 0,025 59 79 B/C/H Manual No Closed Quartz Direct 3 FL 16 10,4 799 210 kHz high bias;
Japanese model
GX-Z7100LTD 1990 3 15-22 0,025 59 79 B/C/H Manual No Closed Direct 3 FL 16 9,2   Japanese model;
Limited edition
GX-Z7100EX 1990 3 15-22 0,025 59 79 B/C/H Manual No Closed Direct 3 FL 16 9,0 530 Japanese model
GX-95mkII /
GX-Z9100EV*
1991 3 15-23 0,025 59 79 B/C/H Manual No Closed Quartz Direct 3 FL 16 10,4 780 Discrete 3 head;
210 kHz high bias;
*Japanese model
GX-75mkII /
GX-Z7100EV*
1991 3 15-23 0,025 59 79 B/C/H Manual No Closed Direct 3 FL 16 9,7 520 Discrete 3 head;
210 kHz high bias;
*Japanese model
GX-65mkII 1991 3 15-21 0,035 56 76 B/C/H Manual No Closed Belt 2 FL 12 5,5 500  
GX-67 /
GX-Z6300EV*
1992 3 15-21 0,045 56 76 B/C/H Manual No Closed Belt 3 FL 16 5,4 530 *Japanese model
DX-57 /
GX-Z5300*
1992 3 15-20 0,045 56 76 B/C/H Manual No Closed Belt 2 FL 16 5,3 500 *Japanese model
GX-69 1993 3 15-21 0,045 56 76 B/C/H Manual No Closed Belt 3 FL 16 5,4 530  
DX-59 1993 3 15-20 0,045 56 76 B/C/H Manual No Closed Belt 2 FL 16 5,3 500  

Last update: 11 January 2020.

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