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Brand: Ferguson Electronics

Model:3214

Category:Mainstream

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1970-1970

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

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

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads:

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:40Hz to 18Hz at 7½ ips, to 14KHz at 3¾ ips and to 7KHz at 1 ips

Wow and Flutter:better than 0.15%, 0.2% and 0.25% rms respectively

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:40dB unweighted

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

The Ferguson 3214 was a
mid-priced domestic quarter-track recorder with three speeds (7½,
3¾ and 1
ips) and a 7″ reel capacity.
Stereo tapes could be played back using an external amplifier & speaker
via a DIN socket. The transport was press-key controlled and the amplifier
utilised only three tubes.
DIN sockets were supplied for ‘radio’ in and out, for ‘auxiliary’ and
for an external loudspeaker. The external speaker output was 3 watts maximum
across 3 ohms, and featured a two-way DIN socket.

Additional Info

Tube complement: ECC82, ECL86, ECC83 / Internal speaker: 7" x 4" / Audio output: 3 watts / Outputs: External speaker: 3 watts at 3 ohms Radio output: 1V across 22 ohms / Input levels: Radio input sensitivity: 1.5mV across 68Kohms. PU1 input: Sensitivity 75mV across 3.3M. PU2 input: Sensitivity 180mV across 200 to 500Kohms. / Dimensions: 13½ x 12 x 6½" (343 x 305 x 165 mm) / Weight: 19 lbs (8.6 kg) / quarter-track mono (model 3200 half-track mono)

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