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Technical Details

Brand: Magnecord


Category:Mid High Fidelity


Electronics:Solid State


Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1964 - 1967

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2, 15

Max Reel Size("): 10.5"

Number of heads: 3

Dimension: 19 x 15¾ x 12" 483 x 400 x 305 mm

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 3

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Outputs: RCA

Frequency Response:( 2dB): 45 to 18kHz at ips

Wow and Flutter:0.2% at 7½  ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:53 dB

Sound quality rating:8 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 8/ 10

Weight: 47 lbs

Additional Details


An all solid-state professional recorder intended for broadcast and recording studios.
The standard model provided two speeds, 7½ and 3¾ ips with a readily selectable speed change and compensation.
At 7½ ips, a response of 40 – 18kHz within 2db was claimed and the machine had a high quality braking system.
Three heads with and optional fourth for playback.

Three heavy-duty motors.
1021 –  Full or half -track mono

1022 – Half-track stereo with quarter-track play option

1024 – Quarter-track stereo.

These models were the last serious tape recorders that Magnecord made.

Additional Info

Rewind speed: 1200 feet per 80 seconds – Crosstalk: better than 55 db per channel – Bias frequency: 100kHz   Input sensitivity: -90dbm to -30dbm

A remote control unit was also available as an optional extra.


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