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Brand: Dokorder

Model:8140

Category:Mid High Fidelity

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1975 - 1979

Tracks:

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 10.5"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Quad

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:( 3dB): 30 - 22kHz at 7½ ips

Wow and Flutter:0.06% at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

Having similar facilities
to the Teac A-3340, this 3-motor, 3-head recorder was a budget-priced
alternative for the home studio owner.
The 8140 permitted 4-track multi-sync recording and had Molybdenum heads
with an ‘original owner lifetime guarantee’
Features included solenoid operation, electronic echo effects, speeds
of 7½ and 3¾ ips, mic/line mixing, adjustable tape equalisation
and a 7″ maximum spool capacity.
Priced in the UK in 1975 at about £390 (excluding VAT).
Additional images of this recorder are supplied on the Get Reel Contemporary
Classics CD-ROM.

Additional Info

/ 4-channel or two channel

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