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Technical Details

Brand: Ampex

Model:1250. 1260 & 1270

Category:Mainstream

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1967-1967

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB+1/2PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 50 to 15kHz

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.2% RMS at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

Evolving from the 900
series, the 1250, 1260 and 1270 were all single motor, two speed recorders
with three “precision” heads built to Ampex’s usual professional
standards and performance.
Some of the advertised features were: “… exact tape tracking with
improved tape guidance system. new selective erase head for monophonic
flexibility with sound-on-sound. two automatic shut-off positions for
unattended recording or playback. automatic take-up. master selector switch.
built in mixer with two mic/two line inputs. single recording level meter
reads both channels by simple switching …”

Additional Info

Valve complement: Five 12AX7, two 12AU7, two 12AT7 and one 6X4 / Audio output power: five watts (1270 only) / Inputs: radio / TV / phono / auxiliary. high impedance microphone / Outputs: cathode follower, high-impedance headphones / Speaker(s): two 7" elliptical (1270 only) / Dimensions: 19 x 15 x 7½"  (483 x 381 x 190 mm) / Weight: 38 lbs (17.25 kg) / quarter-track stereo

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