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Sound Rating: 5 / 10 # Owners: 1
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Technical Details

Brand: Lafayette

Model:RK-820

Category:Mainstream

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1970-1970

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB+1/2PB

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

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:(all ± 3 dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz -18kHz

Wow and Flutter:(less than) 0.15% at 7½ , 0.25% at 3¾ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 50dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

The RK-820 was a quarter-track, three-speed solid state stereo tape deck with a 7″ reel capacity.
Features included three separate heads, separate record & playback preamplifiers enabling off-tape monitoring when recording, sound-on-sound, sound-with-sound, auto shut-off at end of tape and twin VU meters.
Price when new was $159.95

Additional Info

Crosstalk: better than 60dB / Bias frequency: 96kHz / Inputs: microphone:9mV 10kohms, auxiliary:300mV 500Kohms / Outputs: external amp: .9V at 3kOhms / Dimensions: 12¾ × 10¾ × 6" (323 × 272 × 153mm) / Weight: 22 lbs  (10 kg) / quarter-track stereo

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