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Technical Details

Brand: Ampex


Category:Mid High Fidelity


Electronics:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1969 - 1972

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

Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 4

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

Voltage(s): 110-120v

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

Wow and Flutter:0.15% at 7½ ips

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10

Additional Details


The model 1450 was very
similar to the 750 tape deck, being a fully
solid state stereophonic 3-head tape deck. The major difference was that
this one featured automatic threading, automatic reversing, automatic
replay and sound with sound (the 750 had sound on sound.)
4 “deep-gap” heads were employed, as was a dual-capstan drive
system, 3 playing speeds and flutter and wow figures of less than .15%
@ 7½ ips.
From the 1969 Allied Electronics catalog, price when new US$299.00.
Additional images of this recorder are supplied on the Get Reel Contemporary
Classics CD-ROM.

Additional Info

Dimensions: 16 x 16 x 6½ ” (406.4 x 406.4 x 165 mm) / Weight: 31 lbs (14.1 kg) / quarter-track stereo


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