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Relaibility Rating: 5 / 10 Views: 122

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Technical Details

Brand: Ampex

Model:600

Category:Vintage

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1958-1958

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 40-15kHz

Wow and Flutter:less than  0.25%

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:over 55dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

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Description

One of the all-time classics. The 600 set the style for semi-professional recorders that spawned many imitators, Akai most notably. This was a full-track, single-speed three-head mono machine. See the vintage Test Report below for a full description.

Additional Info

Start stop time: less than 1 second / Valve complement: 3 x 12AU7, 1 x 12AY7, 2 x 5879, 1 x 6F5 & 1 x 5Y3 / Inputs: 1 high impedance mike. 1 broadcast line, radio or phono / Outputs: 600 ohm balanced or unbalanced line / Dimensions: 28 lbs / Weight: 8 x 14 x 16½" / full-track mono

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