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Technical Details

Brand: Roberts

Model:450

Category:Mid High Fidelity (most Japanese recorders fall into this category)

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1969 - 1972

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

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 7½ ips: 50Hz -15kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.2% at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 50dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

Based
on the Akai 4000, the Roberts 450
was a three-head stereo tape deck.
Features included a dynamically balanced, 4-pole
split capacitor motor for all functions, all silicon transistor circuitry,
direct monitoring off tape while recording and auto shut-off
From the 1969 Allied Electronics catalog, price
when new $179.95.

Additional Info

Semi-conductors: 17 silicon transistors, 2 diodes and 2 rectifiers / Rewind speed: 150 seconds for 1,200 ft tape / Inputs: microphone – 0.5mV, line – 50mV / Outputs: line – 1.23v at 0 VU, stereo headphones / Dimensions: 12 x 15¾ x 7½ (305 x 400 x 180 mm) / Weight: 26 lb (11.8 kg) / quarter-track stereo

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