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Technical Details

Brand: Eico


Category:Mid High Fidelity



Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1962 - 1965

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

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:(all 2 dB): 7½ ips: 30Hz - 15kHz

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.15% at 7½ ips, less than 0.2% at 3¾ ips (RMS)

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details


The Electronic Instrument
Company (EICO) in Flushing, NY. started out in around 1945, manufacturing
test equipment , but they also offered many audio kits and pre-wired units
as well.
The RP-100 was a quarter-track stereo tape deck which could also play
back half-track stereo tapes. It had three separate heads, speeds of 7½
& 3¾ ips, took 7″ reels and separate solid state record
and playback electronics, enabling off-tape monitoring whilst recording.
Other features included solenoid-operated tape lifters, electrical push-button
controls, DC electro-dynamic braking, sound on sound, dual VU meters,and
automatic end-of-tape stop.

Additional Info

Timing accuracy: 0.3% / Fast wind speed: 1200ft per minute / Dimensions: 13¼ x 16 x 7¼” (337 x 406 x 184mm) / Weight: 48lbs (22 kg) / quarter-track stereo


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