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Brand: Denon


Category:Super High Fidelity


Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1980 - 1985

Original Price: $1350

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 10.5"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 3

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v, 220-240v

Frequency Response:see test report

Wow and Flutter:0.045% at 15 ips, 0.055% at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:playback 63 dB, record 59 dB

Sound quality rating:7 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 7 / 10

Additional Details


A two speed (7½ & 15 ips) half-track stereo recorder, solidly built. with a 10½ NAB reel capacity and an excellent tape-tensioning sytem. Features included three heads, three motors, separate bias and recording EQ adjustments for each channel and solenoid transport controls.

Additional Info

Channel separation: 63 dB / Distortion via tape (at 1kHz): see test report / Rewind speed: 87 seconds for 1800ft LP tape (7″) / Half-track stereo

DH-510 Review page 26 High-fidelity August 1981


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