Category:Mid High Fidelity
Country of Manufacture:Japan
Release dates:1971 - 1975
Original Price: $300
Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 4
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Stereo
Frequency Response:( 3dB): 7½ ips: 30Hz - 20kHz 3¾ ips: 30Hz - 13kHz
Wow and Flutter:0.12% at 7½ ips, 0.2% at 3¾ ips
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:Hum and noise: better than 55dB
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
This was a quarter-track stereo tape deck with preamplifiers and a single motor centre capstan
drive. Maximum reel size was 7″ with tape speeds of 7½ and 3¾ ips.
This recorder was fitted with two sets of heads enabling automatic playback and recording. Record and playback level was displayed on a large combined double VU meter.
Rewind speed: 110 seconds for 1200ft / Inputs: microphone: 0.3mV 50K, line: 30mV 330K / Outputs: line: 0.775V 50K. headphones: 0.2mW 8 ohms / Dimensions: 17.25 x 17.25 x 7.1″ (438 x 438 x 181mm) / Weight: 28.5 lbs (13 kg) / quarter-track stereo