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Technical Details

Brand: Lafayette

Model:RK-825

Category:Mid High Fidelity

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1969 - 1972

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

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: 40Hz -15kHz

Wow and Flutter:(less than) 0.23% at 7½ , 0.35% at 3¾ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 46dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

This was a
low-budget, quarter-track stereo recorder, sold by the American company
Lafayette with their brand on it but made in Japan.
Features included three speeds (7½ , 3¾ &
1
ips), tape lifters, sound with sound, a 5-mode single tape function lever,
twin VU meters, single 4-pole motor, 7″ spool capacity and a laminated
combined record/playback head.
Two 3 x 5″ full-range speakers were driven by a solid
state 5 watt (maximum) amplifier.

Additional Info

Crosstalk: better than 55dB / Total harmonic distortion: less than 1.5% / Bias frequency: 96kHz / Semi-conductors: 10 transistors, 4 diodes / Inputs: microphone: 0.5mV for 0VU, 600 ohms, auxiliary: 100mV / Outputs: stereo headphones, extension speakers(16 ohms) / Power output: 5 watts (maximum) / Speaker(s): two 3 x 5″ oval speakers / Dimensions: 12 x 12 x 7¼ ” (305 x 305 x 184mm) / Weight: 22 lbs  (10 kg) / quarter-track stereo

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