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Technical Details

Brand: Korting

Model:MT 158S

Category:Mid High Fidelity (most Japanese recorders fall into this category)

Application:Portable

Electronic:Hybrid

Country of Manufacture:Germany

Release dates:1961 - 1964

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): Multi, 220-240v

Frequency Response:7½ ips: 30Hz - 20kHz

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.2% at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 40dB

Sound quality rating:6 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 6 / 10

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Description

A German-made quarter-track stereo recorder with three separate heads, two speeds (7½ and 3¾ ips), a 7″ inch reel capacity and internal 3.6 watt stereo amp driving a single speaker which could be used for monitoring left, right or both channels.
This was a hybrid design, employing transistorized preamps, tubes for the power output stages and record level indication .A versatile head arrangement allowed heads and amplifiers to be interchanged for various monitoring and echo effects.
The MT158 was almost identical to the MT157 but made for the US market.

Additional Info

Rewind speed: 250 seconds for 2,400 ft tape / Audio output power: mono: 3.5 watts, stereo: 1.8 watts per channel / Valve complememt: ECC85 x 2. EL95 x 3. EAM86, 2 transistors / Inputs: microphone 0.07mV at 200 ohms, radio 200mV, phono 100mV / Outputs: 1.4 V max at radio or stereo connector / Speaker(s): single internal, switchable for either channel or both / Weight: 29 lbs (13.2kg) / quarter-track stereo

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