Category:Mid High Fidelity
Country of Manufacture:USA
Release dates:1969 - 1972
Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Stereo
Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz -16kHz
Wow and Flutter:< 0.15% at 7½ ips
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
Featured in the 1969 Allied
Radio Corp catalogue the TR-1040 was a quarter-track stereo machine taking
7″ reels and offering three capstan-drive speeds: 7½ , 3¾ and 1
ips. Two large VU meters were provided for record level indication
and a large single knob function switch on the right just below the take-up
reel took care of all tape transport operations.
An internal stereo amp drove the two detachable speakers which closed
to form the recorder’s cover.
Total harmonic distortion: less than 2% / Audio output power: 5 watts total / Inputs: 2 microphone, 2 Auxiliary / Outputs: pre-amp, external speakers, stereo headphone jack / Speaker(s): two detachable wide-range speakers (they form lid of recorder) / Dimensions: 13½ x 18½ x 9¾ ” (343 x 470 x 247.6 mm) / Weight: 34 lbs (13.5 kg) / quarter-track stereo