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Brand: Dual

Model:TG 12 SK

Category:

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:Germany

Release dates:1962 - 1965

Original Price: $$350.0

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB+1/2PB

Speeds: 7 1/2, 3 3/4, 1 7/8

Max Reel Size("): 7

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: quarter-track stereo

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Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz -20kHz

Wow and Flutter:< 0.15% at 7½ ips, < 0.25% at 3¾ ips, < 0.5% at 1 ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

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Description

Probably
more famous for their turntables than their tape recorders,  DUAL
released this rather natty quarter-track stereo system in 1962. 
It boasted…
“2
detachable speakers and twin channel amplifier…fool-proof push-button
control. specially designed brakes and slip clutches to minimize tape
stress, automatic mechanical feeler-type shut off switch, 3 digit counter,
stereo loudness control, stereo balance control, a tone control labeled
‘Bass, Orchestra, Soft and Jazz’….plus a ‘magic band’ record level indicator…”
Price was
around Au £230 (the attractive Dual Directional Dynamic mikes which were
another 16 quid each)

Additional Info

Channel separation: better than 40db / Valve complement: 2 x EF 86, 2 x ECC 81, 3 x EL 95, 1 x ECC 83, 1 x EM 84, 3 selenium rectifiers / Audio output power: 2 x 2.5 watts / Inputs: microphone, radio and gramophone / Speaker(s): two detachable lid speakers / Dimensions: 15¼ x 10 x 10½” (387.4 x 254 x 266.7 mm) / Weight: 32 lbs (14.5 kg) / quarter-track stereo

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