Category:Mid High Fidelity (most Japanese recorders fall into this category)
Country of Manufacture:USA
Release dates:1965 - 1968
Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
Frequency Response:(all 4 dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz - 15kHz
Wow and Flutter:0.25%
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
A quarter-track mono/stereo
recorder with features that included:
two tape speeds (7½ & 3¾ ips). seven inch reel capacity.
dual neon-light level indicator. rugged shift lever for fast forward,
rewind, play and record functions. electronic track selector switch. sound-with-sound.
two heavy duty 6″ x 4″ PM speakers with side deflector flaps
and a volume and on/off/tone control.
Prices at $99.95 (Lafayette catalog 1966)
Channel separation: 45dB / Inputs: microphone, radio / Outputs: line, headphones and ext. speaker / Speaker(s): two 6″ x 4″ oval speakers with side deflector flaps / Dimensions: 16½ x 11 x 7½” (419 x 279 x 191 mm) / Weight: 31 lbs (14 kg) / quarter-track stereo