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Brand: Roberts

Model:1719 & 1720

Category:

Application:Consumer

Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1969 - 1972

Original Price: $$179.9

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: Stereo

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz -15kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.25% at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

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Description

This
was the “budget” Roberts, no Crossfield heads.  It was
a solid state quarter-track stereo recorder (made in Japan) with two speeds
(7½   and 3¾ ips), auto-shut-off, sound-on-sound, digital
position indicator and a 7″ reel capacity.
Two VU meters were provided for record level
monitoring and each channel had its own volume and tone controls.
Transport functions were controlled by two rotary
controls seen on the right-hand side of the recorder giving rewind, stop,
play, record and fast forward.
Other features included two in-built speakers,
mic and radio/phono inputs and outputs for equalised preamp, external
speaker and headphones.
From the 1969 Allied Electronics catalog, price
when new $179.95.

Additional Info

Audio output power: 10 watts peak per channel / Inputs: mic and radio / phono / Outputs: equalised preamp, external speaker and headphones / Speaker(s): two internal (1719) and two detachable (1720) / Dimensions: 15 x 14½ x 9″ (381 x 368 x 229 mm) / Weight: 25 lbs (11.4 kg) / quarter-track stereo

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