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Mitsubishi X-80 / X-80A professional digital open reel deck, original 
Publication date: 1980

Genuine original X-80 and X-80A professional 2-digital-channel open reel deck brochure. The Mitsubishi X-80 series professional digital open reel decks was one of the established standards for digital audio mastering in professional studio applications. This publication contains in depth design and features description, along with full specifications listing for these product models. This beautifully printed publication also contains a centrefold page that opens up from a 4-fold sheet into a full poster size sheet measuring about 1 foot 5 inches wide by 1 foot 10 1/2 inches tall. See item photo top right inset below. This publication is approximately 40 years old.

This extremely rare brochure is out of print and no longer available. This is a sale of an original manufacturer's product publication, sold as is, in described condition below. Perfect for complimenting the actual equipment, or for adding to a brochure collector's archives.

This is a 6 sheet / 12 page colour brochure. Printed in Japan.

This publication covers the following Mitsubishi product models:
* X-80, 2-digital-channel open reel tape deck, transportable configuration
* X-80A, 2-digital-channel open reel tape deck, console configuration
* DDL-1 vinyl disc mastering / cutting digital audio preview / monitoring processor (See item photo bottom inset)

This publication includes, but may not be limited to, the following images, illustrations and content sections:
* Tape deck front and top panel, multiple views
* Meter and monitoring module front panel views (See item photo top right inset)
* Head block area close up views (See item photo top right inset)
* Head block area tape threading view (See item photo top right inset)
* Tape splicing block view (See item photo top right inset)
* Maintenance mode console inner views (See item photo bottom inset)
* Head block assembly removal view
* Sample oscilloscope traces - tape splice signal interruption comparision, analogue versus Mitsubishi digital
* Performance graphs - frequency response, distortion versus level, and spectral purity
* DDL-1 digital audio preview processor, front, rear panels and internal views (See item photo bottom inset)

* Near mint condition
* 3-hole punched on left side
* Folds and creases - very minor to none significant, across all pages
* Markings - none