Brand: Teleton (Realistic)
Category:Mid High Fidelity (most Japanese recorders fall into this category)
Country of Manufacture:Japan
Release dates:1970 - 1974
Speeds: 1 7/8, 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 - 20k Hz
Wow and Flutter:less than 0.2% at 7½ ips
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
The Tr-101 was an automatic reversing three-speed, four-head solid-state stereo tape deck. Playback could be set for one complete cycle with shut-off, continuous replay, or automatic stop at a pre-determined point by using foil-sensing patches.
Other features included vertical or horizontal operation, auto-thread 7″ reel (provided), push-to-reset 3-digit tape counter, dual VU meters, front panel stereo headphone jack, sound-on-sound, sound-with-sound and oiled walnut base with press-fit Lucite dust cover. Price when new $199.95.
Inputs: microphone and auxiliary / Outputs: line, headphones (8 ohms) / Dimensions: 18¾ . x 7¾ . x 15¼ . (476 x 197 x 384 mm) / Weight: 30 lbs (13.6 Kg) / quarter-track stereo (with auto reverse)