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Technical Details

Brand: Sansui

Model:SD-5000

Category:Mid High Fidelity

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1972 - 1976

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

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 4

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:Yes

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:( 3dB): 7½ ips: 15Hz - 23k Hz 3¾ ips: 15Hz - 15kHz

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.08% at 7½ ips. less than 0.12% at 3¾ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 60dB (3% THD level to weighted noise level)

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

A stereo auto-reverse tape deck with two speeds (7½ and 3¾ ips),
four heads (erase, record, forward play and reverse play) and a 7″
reel capacity.
Completely electrical control over switching tape speeds, changing tape direction and modes, auto reverse and shut-off functions ensured a very high level of tape protection. Other features included extra large contourless
heads, three precision motors including a 6-pole capstan drive (belt)
, a heavy, die-cast tape transport base and a three-stage EENF type playback
equaliser amplifier.
Price when new (UK) was £281 +VAT
(Source: 1973 tape recorder Directory)
Additional images of this recorder are supplied
on the Get Reel Contemporary Classics CD-ROM.

Additional Info

Tape speed accuracy: within 0.5% / Harmonic distortion: playback amplifier: better than 0.15% at 1kHz, 0.47V output tape distortion: better than 1.2% at 1kHz +6VU / Rewind speed: approximately 120 seconds for 1800ft / Inputs: microphone: 0.5mV (50kOhm) line: 70mV (100kOhm) DIN: 14mV (100kOhm) / Output levels: line: 0.47V maximum (0VU=0.3V) DIN: 0.47V maximum (0VU=0.3V) / Dimensions: 16½ x 19¼ x 10″ (419 x 486 x 254 mm) / quarter-track stereo

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