Model:Magnecordette 101 Stereo
Country of Manufacture:USA
Release dates:1958 - 1961
Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
Frequency Response:(all 2 dB): 7½ ips: 50Hz - 12kHz
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10
New in 1958, the Magnecordette
101 Stereo recorder was a moderately priced semi-professional portable
unit requiring external stereo amplification and speakers for playback.
Features included dual record-playback preamplifiers mounted on one chassis.
separate gain controls for each channel plus one master control for record
A mono-stereo switch and recording indicator light were located on the
transport section along with the tape transport controls.
Two VU meters were provided for accurate record level setting and the
unit was capable of playing up to 7″ reels at either 7½ or 15 ips.
Inputs: two, accommodating tuner, TV or phono / Outputs: cathode follower each preamp / Dimensions: 15¾ x 17¾ x 11½” (400 x 451 x 292 mm) / Weight: 72 lbs (32.7kg) / half-track stereo