Brand: National (Panasonic)
Country of Manufacture:Japan
Release dates:1969 - 1972
Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Stereo
Frequency Response:50 - 17kHz at 7½ ips
Wow and Flutter:0.25% at 7½ ips
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
The RS-760S was a solid state 4-track stereo
recorder, three speeds, auto-shut-off, sound-on-sound, digital position
indicator and 7″ reel capacity.
Two VU meters were provided for record level
monitoring and each channel had its own volume and tone controls.
Transport functions were controlled by a large
rotary control seen on the right-hand side of the recorder giving rewind,
stop, play, record and fast forward.
There were two inbuilt 6″ x 4″ speakers,
mic and radio/phono inputs and outputs for preamp, external speaker and
From the 1969 Allied Electronics catalogue,
price when new US$159.95.
Additional images for this recorder are supplied
on the Get Reel Contemporary Classics CD-ROM.
Speaker(s): two 6″ x 4″ internal / Dimensions: 14 x 13½ x 7″ (356 x 343 x 178 mm) / Weight: 22 lbs (10 kg) / quarter-track stereo