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Technical Details

Brand: Cipher

Model:Cipher V



Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:

Release dates:1968-1968


Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 3¾ ips: 70Hz - 8kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.4% at 3¾ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details


The Cipher V was a half-track
mono recorder with two-speeds (1
& 3¾ ips) and a 5″ reel capacity.
It came with the barest of facilities including a single neon light for
peak record level indication and a dynamic microphone.
Inter-Mark (the American company who distributed Cipher recorders in
the USA) inform us that the machine also had an automatic pause function
but what exactly that was is unknown!
An internal 6 x 3″ speaker was fitted and price when new (USA) was

Additional Info

Inputs: microphone / outputs: earphone / Speaker(s): internal 6 x 3″ / Dimensions: 5½ x 9½ x 8½” (140 x 241 x 216 mm) / Weight: 9½ lbs ( 4.3 kg) / half-track stereo


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