Category:Mid High Fidelity
Country of Manufacture:Japan
Release dates:1968 - 1971
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: 70Hz to 8kHz
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10
The MR-120 was a well-styled battery & mains operated half-track mono recorder with a maximum reel capacity of 5″.
It had two speeds: 3¾ and 1 ips and, for a battery portable, quite a powerful output – 2.5 watts maximum on mains power (1.8 watts battery) into the internal 6¼ . x 3¼ . inch elliptical speaker.
Features included a three position ‘mood’ switch for popular, classical and speech tone settings, automatic or meter level control, 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 £49 19s 6d including VAT.
Fast rewind: 2 minutes for 5″ spool / Batteries: 6 x U2 (size D) / Total harmonic distortion: 5% / Power output: 2.5 watts maximum on mains power (1.8 watts battery) / Speaker: 6¼ . x 3¼ . inch elliptical / Inputs: microphone: 3K, radio 100K / Outputs: ext. speaker 8 ohm / Dimensions: 12 x 8¼ . x 4″ (305 x 209 105 mm) / Weight: 9.7 lbs (4.4 Kg) / half-track mono