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Technical Details

Brand: Fi-Cord

Model:202

Category:Mainstream

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom

Release dates:1965-1965

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Voltage(s):

Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 50Hz -12kHz

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.3% at 7½ ips, Less than 0.4% at 3¾ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

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Description

The poor man’s Nagra!
A two-speed (7½ and 3¾ ips) portable battery/mains recorder
able to take 4″ reels.
This British designed, Swiss built recorder was a half-track mono machine,
with separate batteries for the motor and electronics – a system which
was claimed to reduce motor noise to a minimum during recording.
At a speed of 7½ ips, the frequency response was a credible 50
– 12kHz 3dB
with a wow & flutter figure of less than 0.3% R.M.S.

Additional Info

Noise level: 50 dB weighted / Power consumption: approximately 170mA / Rewind speed (rewind) (forward): 1½ minutes for 4″ spool of long-playing tape 2½  minutes for 4″ spool of long-playing tape / Audio output power: 180 milliwatts / Inputs: mic: 0.2mV at input socket for fully modulated tape line: 0.2mV required to load tape to standard level / Outputs: maximum 1 V at OUT socket / Speaker(s): 3″ 20 ohm internal speaker / Dimensions: 9 x 6½ x 4½” (228 x 165 x 114mm) / Weight: 6½ pounds (less than 3 kg) / half-track mono

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