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Technical Details

Brand: Presto

Model:900-P / PT-900




Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1949 - 1952

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 7 1/2, 15

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

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Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:(±3 dB): 50Hz - 15kHz at 15 ips. 50Hz - 10kHz at 7½ ips

Wow and Flutter:0.2% at 15 ips. 0.25% at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:55dB

Sound quality rating:7 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 7 / 10

Additional Details


The portable 900-P (sometimes referred to as the PT-900 recording system was comprised of a single-motor, 7″ reel version of the R7-tape mechanism and an A-920 amplifier.
Features included three heads, three microphone channels with master gain control in recording amplifier, Weston type 30 illuminated VU meter switchable to show record level, playback level, bias current and erase current and a 2-speed capstan motor with toggle switch for 7½ ips and 15 ips.

Additional Info

Distortion: 3% / half-track mono


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