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Technical Details

Brand: Butoba


Category:Mid High Fidelity


Electronics:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Germany

Release dates:1963 - 1966

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 3"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 3¾ ips: 100Hz - 123kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.5% at 3¾ ips

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10

Additional Details


At 7 lbs (3.2
kg) including batteries the Butoba MT7 was, for its time, a very light
and easily transportable tape recorder with two tape speeds (3¾
& 1
ips) and perfectly acceptable 1 watt output through an internal 3½
x 6-inch elliptical speaker.
Three-inch reels could be accommodated, and with triple
play tape, this gave a maximum recording time of 2 x 44 minutes at 1
ips, or 2 x 20 minutes at 3¾ ips. Fast forward and rewind were
A version with remote control facilities (MTR7) was also
Priced at around £40 (slightly more for the remote
version) the MTR7 was a practical and portable recorder giving good value
for money.
See accompanying vintage test report below
for a more detailed description of this equipment.

Additional Info

Audio output power: 800 milliwatts / Inputs: microphone (200 Ohm, 200mV) – radio (100 kOhm) / Outputs: line 200 ohms, approx 100mV, external speaker / Speaker(s): 3½ x 6-inch elliptical / Power supply: 4 x 1.5 batteries / Weight: 7 lbs (3.2 kg) including batteries / half-track mono


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