Wireless remote adapters for Akai cassette and reel-reel decks

Last updated July 5, 2021

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Contact me if you are interested. My email address is scott@revoxremotes.com


Prices for the units are below next to each model. Shipping will be $10 within the US and $25 outside the US. Contact me if you are interested. My email address is scott@revoxremotes.com

Akai RC-16 wired remote. Compatible with the GX-280(D/D-SS), GX-285, X-360D, GX-365D and GX-370D. These decks require a dummy plug when no remote is connected (1-11, 5-6). I currently do not make a wireless remote adapter for these decks. Original RC-16 picture.

Akai RC-17 $75 (or on eBay for $80) Wireless version of the Akai RC-17. 6 functions: Record, Rewind, Reverse Play, Stop, Play and Fast Forward. Compatible with the GX-270(D/D-SS), GX-400(D/D-SS/D-PRO), GXC-750D, GXC-760D. This remote has the 11-pin round connector on the end and requires an external AC adapter for power. Original RC-17 picture.

Akai RC-18 $80 (this one is not sold on eBay) Wireless version of the Akai RC-18. 6 functions: Record, Rewind, Reverse Play, Stop, Forward Play and Fast Forward. This remote has the 11-pin round connector on the end and requires an external AC adapter for power. Many decks that use the RC-18 can use my RC-70 remote. See compatibility list below. Original RC-18 picture.

Akai RC-19 $80 (this one is not sold on eBay) Wireless version of the Akai RC-19. 7 functions: Record, Rewind, Reverse Play, Stop, Forward Play, Fast Forward and Pause. This remote has the 11-pin round connector on the end and requires an external AC adapter for power. Many decks that use the RC-19 can use my RC-70 remote. See compatibility list below. Original RC-19 picture.

Akai RC-20 Compatible with the X-330(D). I do not make a wireless remote adapter for this deck. 7 functions are supported on with this remote (reverse, forward, stop, rewind, play, fast forward and record) Some decks that use the RC-20 can use my RC-70 remote. See compatibility below. Original RC-20 picture.

Akai RC-70 $80 (or on eBay for $85) Up to 7 functions are supported depending on the deck: Record, Rewind, Reverse Play, Stop, Forward Play, Fast Forward and Pause. Compatible with Akai Reel to Reel decks: GX-255, GX-266II, GX-270(D/D-SS), GX-520, GX-620, GX-625, GX-630(D/DB/D-SS), GX-635(D/DB), GX-636(/DB), GX-650(D) and Akai cassette decks GXC-570D, GXC-570D II, GXC-760D, GX-F80 and GX-F90. This remote has the 11-pin round connector on the end and requires an external AC adapter for power. Original RC-70 picture.

Akai RC-90 (RC-21)$74 (or on eBay for $79) Wireless Remote adapter for Reel to Reel: GX-77, GX-77BL, GX-646 and GX-747(dbx).
Cassette Decks: CS-F9, CS-F11, CS-F21, CS-F33R, CS-F36R, CS-F39R, GX-F15, GX-F25, GX-F35, GX-F37, GX-F44R, GX-F60R, GX-F65, GX-F66R, GX-F66RC, GX-F95 and UC-F5. This wireless remote adapter has the 8-pin DIN connector on the end. Functions: Forward, Reverse, Fast Forward, Rewind, Stop, Record. Original RC-21 picture. This remote can also work on the Pioneer RT-909 with some mods that are explained here Pioneer_Remote_Mods

Akai RC-91 (RC-31) $75 (or on eBay for $79) Wireless Remote adapter compatible with decks that use the RC-31 or RC-91. Up to 8 functions: Forward, Reverse, Fast Forward, Rewind, Stop, Record/Pause, Auto Fader and Auto Mute. Compatible with GX-F31, GX-F51, GX-F71 and GX-F91.

Akai RC-92 (RC-32) $75 (or on eBay for $79) Wireless remote adatper compatible with GX-7, GX-9, GX-R6, GX-R66, GX-R70, GX-R70EX, GX-R88, GX-R99, HX-3, HX-A3X, HX-A5X, HX-R5 and HX-R44. This wireless remote adapter has the U-shaped 8-pin DIN connector on the end. Up to 7 functions: Forward, Reverse, Fast Forward, Rewind, Stop, Record and Auto Mute. No AC adapter required as power is supplied by the tape deck.

Akai RC-X9 (RC-X3) Remote for GX912, MG1212 and MG1214. Functions: Play, Stop, Fast Forward, Rewind, Record-Pause and Memory Search. I do not make a compatible remote and it is not being considered for development. Original RC-X3 picture.

If interested contact me at scott@revoxremotes.com

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