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Brand: Roberts


Category:Mid High Fidelity


Electronics:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1963 - 1966

Original Price: $269.95

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB+1/2PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:( 2 dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz - 15kHz

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.2% at 7½ ips

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10

Additional Details


The 1055 was a single motor,
two speed (7½ and 3¾ ips) quarter-track stereo recorder with
auto shut-off and two internal speakers. Speed change was affected by
the removal/addition of a capstan sleeve. An additional larger (optional
extra) capstan sleeve, combined with a matching smaller pinch roller enabled
the high speed of 15 ips.
The 1055 featured all-valve circuitry, was FM multiplex ready and could
be operated either in a vertical or horizontal position.
A single VU meter was switchable to indicate either left or right record
Price when new – $US 269.95

Additional Info

Bias frequency: 95kHz / Valve complement: ECC81 x 2, ECL82 x 2, EZ81 / Speaker(s): two internal speakers / Dimensions: 15 x 13½ x 7½” (381 x 343 x 191 mm) / Weight: 27 lbs (12.3 kg) / quarter-track stereo


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