Category:Mid High Fidelity
Country of Manufacture:Japan
Original Price: $550
Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 6
Dimension: 22 x 17 x 9.5" (559 x 432 x 241mm)
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Stereo
# Motors: 2
Frequency Response:( 3dB): 7½ ips: 30Hz - 20kHz 3¾ ips: 30Hz - 15kHz
Wow and Flutter:0.08% at 7½ ips, 0.15% at 3¾ ips
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:55 dB
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10
Weight: 51 Lbs.
The T 8800 was a stereo quarter-track tape deck with speeds of 7½ and 3¾ ips and a maximum reel size of 7″.
It was a deluxe version of the cheaper T 6600, but with two sets of three heads, erase, record and playback for each direction. With its two motors It could automatically reverse on both playback and record.
Other features included input mixing, DIN replay characteristics, superimpose, off-tape monitoring, parallel track replay and record bias switch.
An optional remote control was available.
Hum and noise: better than 55dB / Rewind speed: 110 seconds for 1200ft / Inputs: microphone: 0.5mV 50K, line: 55mV 100K / Outputs: line: 0.775V 50K. headphones: 0.4mW 8 ohms