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: 4
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Stereo
Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz -19kHz
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-1080 was an auto-reversing, four-track stereo
machine taking 7″ reels and offering three (equalised) capstan-drive
speeds: 7½ , 3¾ and 1
Tape transport operations were solenoid controlled and each channel had
its own volume control.
An internal stereo amp drove the two detachable speakers which closed
to form the recorder’s cover.
Total harmonic distortion: < 2% / Audio output power: 5 watts total / Inputs: 2 microphone, 2 Auxiliary / Outputs: pre-amp, external speakers, stereo headphone jack / Speaker(s): 2 x wide-range external / Dimensions (closed): 12¾ x 19 x 12¼” (324 x 482.6 x 322 mm) / Weight: 45 lbs (20.5 kg) / quarter-track stereo