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Brand: Rufa

Model:119K and 203

Category:Mid High Fidelity


Electronics:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Germany

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 60 - 10kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.5%

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10

Additional Details


in the early 1960s the Rufa 119K was a battery-powered, half-track mono
machine with a single speed of 3¾ ips and a maximum spool size of
4¼ inches.
Two different types were offered, the R-119K
pictured at left in a ‘fashionable leatherette-covered wooden case’ or
the type 203 (pictured below) which was fundamentally the same machine
housed in a ‘modern vacuum formed plastic case’.
Power supplies for both models was from either
4 dry mono-cell 1.5V batteries, 6V or 12V car battery or via an AC adaptor.
The 119K model also had a rechargeable 6V accumulator.

Additional Info

Semiconductors: 3 x OC 75, 2 x OC 74, 1 x OC 79T, 2 x M 3 diodes. 1 x DM70 valve / Inputs: dynamic microphone, radio & phono / Outputs: earphone, external speaker / Speaker(s): small internal / Dimensions: R 119k – 9¼ x 4 x 9¾”.   type 203 – 10 x 4 x 10½” / Weight: (both models) without batteries: 5lbs (2.27 kg) / half-track mono


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