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Technical Details

Brand: Lafayette

Model:RK-830

Category:

Application:Consumer

Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1968 - 1971

Original Price: $$159.9

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

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

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

Lafayette’s
deluxe quarter-track, three-head stereo tape deck featured three speeds
(7½ , 3¾ & 1
ips) with automatic equalisation, auto shut-off, sound-with-sound, sound-on-sound,
a 5-mode single tape function lever, twin VU meters, single 4-pole induction
motor, and a 7″ spool capacity.
Separate record and playback amplifiers and laminated record
and /playback heads enabled off-tape monitoring.
In addition there was a 4-digit tape counter, and individual
record level controls for left and right channels.
The unit came in a sturdy utility base, a ‘deluxe’ oiled
walnut wooden base was available for $9.95.
Additional images for this recorder are supplied on the
Get Reel Vintage CD-ROM.

Additional Info

Crosstalk: better than 60dB / Bias frequency: 96kHz / Semi-conductors: 12 transistors, 6 diodes / Inputs: microphone:9mV 10kohms, auxiliary:300mV 500Kohms / Outputs: external amp: .9V at 3kOhms / Dimensions: 12¾ x 10¾ x 6″ (323 x 272 x 153mm) in wooden base / Weight: 22 lbs  (10 kg) (with base) / quarter-track stereo

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