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Technical Details

Brand: Lafayette

Model:RK-710

Category:Mid High Fidelity

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1968 - 1971

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 60Hz -12kHz

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.25% at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:42dB or better

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

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Description

The RK-710 was a simple mono half-track recorder with three speeds, seven inch reel capacity, 1.5 watt output and internal 3 x 5″ speaker.
Features included horizontal or vertical operation, single rotary-style transport function control, illuminated VU meter, volume and tone controls, record safety button and all solid-state electronics.
The actual performance of the RK-710 was what you’d expect from a recorder priced at $US64.95 – at 7½ ips the frequency response was 60Hz -12kHz with wow and flutter at 0.25%.
Sold exclusively by Lafayette Radio.

Additional Info

Bias frequency: 60kHz / Audio output: 1.5 watts / Speaker: 3 x 5″ wide range / Inputs: microphone 10k , auxiliary 500K / Outputs: external speaker / Dimensions: 11½ x 12¼ . x 6¾ .” (292 x 311 x 144 mm) / Weight: 16 lbs (7.3kg) / half-track mono

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