Category:Super High Fidelity
Country of Manufacture:Japan
Release dates:1974 - 1978
Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 3
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Stereo
# Motors: 4
Frequency Response:( 3dB): 25Hz - 26kHz at 7½ ips
Wow and Flutter:max 0.08% at 7½ ips. max 0.12% at 3¾ ips
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 58dB at 7½ ips
Sound quality rating:3 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 9 / 10
A six-head, bi-directional quarter-track stereo tape deck with three motors (one 2-speed 4-pole/8-pole
hysteresis synchronous capstan drive and two 6-pole induction reel motors).
The rugged transport featured central capstan drive, built-in reel holders and turntable height adjustment and reels up to 7″ could be accommodated.
Transport operation was via computer-controlled solenoid push-button controls.
Features included built-in head demagnetizer. auto-memory for programming playback selection. adjustable recording bias. tape tension switch. automatic tape lifters. input mixing. automatic shut-off. echo. sound-with-sound. tape selector switch for different types of tape and tape/source monitor switch.
Crosstalk: better than 55dB at 7½ ips / Stereo channel separation: 50dB / Dimensions: 17 x 16½ x 20″ (432 x 419 x 508 mm) / Quarter-track stereo