Country of Manufacture:USA
Release dates:1968 - 1971
Original Price: $$159.9
Speeds: 7 1/2, 3 3/4, 1 7/8
Max Reel Size("): 7
Number of heads: 3
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Stereo
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
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.
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