Category:Vintage (Pre 1960, some recorders were so good, they belong in above categories)
Country of Manufacture:
Release dates:1960 - 1963
Speeds: 3 3/4
Max Reel Size("): 5"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
# Motors: 1
Frequency Response:30 - 10,000
Wow and Flutter:0.3%
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
The TD2 Monardeck (sometimes called Monarch) was the basis of the Ferranti RT-1044 (half-track) & 1069 (quarter-track) recorders. Both were single-speed (3¾ ips ) machines with a maximum spool size of 5¾ inches, a single motor and two heads. Retail price when new was approximately £25.
Rewind speed: 3½ minutes for 900ft / Audio output power: 4 watts / Inputs: microphone: 2mV. radio / gram: 60mV / Outputs: extension speaker / Speaker(s): 7″ x 4″ high-flux permanent magnet / Dimensions: 17 x 13½ x 7¼” (432 x 343 x 184mm) / Weight: 21 lbs (9.54 kg) / half-track mono