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Sound Rating: 10 / 10 # Owners: 1
Relaibility Rating: 10 / 10 Views:

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Brand: Byer

Model:77 mk 2 stereo

Category:Super High Fidelity

Application:Studio

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:Australia

Release dates:1958 - 1963

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 7 1/2, 15

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 3

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Outputs: 1/4" Headphone

Sound quality rating:10 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 10 / 10

Separate Transport/Preamp: For the few tape recorders that have the transport separated from the electronics, usually connected with an RCA

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To my knowledge only 3 of these were ever made, I own one, a good friend of mine owns one and the 3rd is currently unknown. they were originally made for the ABC music department in the 60’s one went to ABC Ultimo in NSW one to the ABC in Victoria (the one I own) and the third to the ABC at Hindmarsh square in South Australia (the one my friend owns)

The Machine consists of 3 (optionally 4) racks, 2 with the record play electronics, one with the standard deck mechanism, and an optional 4th. the auxiliary spooling mechanism to work with 10.5″ NAB tape.

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Fantastic machine better than any imports into Australia in this catagory

Sound Quality Rating: 10/10
Long-term Reliability Rating: 10/10
2022-06-28
Graham

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