Category:Mid High Fidelity (most Japanese recorders fall into this category)
Country of Manufacture:
Release dates:1963 - 1966
Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
Frequency Response:30 - 10,000 (with good amplifier equalisation)
Wow and Flutter:1: 0.3% 3¾: 0.26% 7½ ips 0.15%
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
The TD10 was a single motor, joystick-controlled deck with a 7″ spool capacity. It had three speeds which could be selected via a sliding speed control lever fitted to the left hand side of the headblock cover.
The deck was available in either two or four-track formats and could be fitted with an optional third head for off-tape monitoring.
Dimensions: 12¼ x 8½ inches (311 x 213 mm) / half-track or quarter-track mono