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Technical Details

Brand: Lafayette

Model:RK-137

Category:Vintage

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1969-1969

Tracks:1/4 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:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz - 15kHz

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.3%

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:40dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

A quarter-track mono record/playback recorder which could play four-track stereo tapes with the addition of
an external amplifier/speaker.
Features included:
two tape speeds (7½ & 3¾ ips). seven inch reel capacity.
VU meter. rugged shift lever for fast forward, rewind, play and record
functions. electronic track selector switch. heavy duty 6″ x 4″ PM speaker and a volume and on/off/tone control.
Both pre-amp and power amplifiers were tube powered.

Additional Info

Channel separation: 46dB / Inputs: microphone, radio / Outputs: stereo tape head, ext. speaker and monitor / Speaker(s): 6″ x 4″ oval speaker / Weight: 22 lbs  (10 kg) / quarter-track mono (stereo playback possible with external amp)

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