Category:Mid High Fidelity
Country of Manufacture:Japan
Release dates:1969 - 1972
Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Stereo
Frequency Response:( 3dB): 3¾ ips: 150Hz to 6kHz
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10
The MR-115 was a battery & mains operated half-track mono recorder with a maximum reel capacity of 5″.
It had two speeds: 3¾ and 1 7/8 ips and a powerful output – 1.2 watts maximum into the internal 6¼ . x 3¼ . inch elliptical speaker.
Features included automatic level control, 3-digit tape counter, remote control switch on microphone, external speaker socket, radio input socket, and mixing of inputs (no individual level control).
Price when new in the UK was approximately £45 including VAT.
Fast rewind: 2 minutes for 5″ spool / Batteries: 6 x UM-1 (size D) / Total harmonic distortion: 5% / Power output: 1.2 watts maximum on mains power (1.8 watts battery) / Speaker: 6¾ . x 3½ inch elliptical / Inputs: microphone: 3K, radio 100K / Outputs: ext. speaker 8 ohm / Dimensions: 11½ x10½ x 4″ (295 x 270 x 98 mm) / Weight: 9.4 lbs (4.3 Kg) / half-track mono