Member Summary

Sound Rating: 5 / 10 # Owners: 1
Relaibility Rating: 5 / 10 Views: 377

Member Actions

Improve This Post

Improve Post

Technical Details

Brand: Sanyo


Category:Mid High Fidelity


Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1968 - 1971

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:( 3dB): 7½ ips: 30Hz - 18kHz

Wow and Flutter:7(RMS): 0.15% at 7½ ips. 0.2% at 3¾ and 0.3% at 1ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:45dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details


At the top of the 1968 Sanyo range was the MR-999, a quarter-track stereo recorder with a 6 watts per channel amplifier and two external 12 x 8 inch speaker enclosures. The MR-999 was intended for use as a Hi-Fi centre, with inputs provided for magnetic cartridge as well as mic and line.
Features included a 7″ spool capacity, three speeds, sound on sound, sound with sound, automatic shut-off, separate volume controls for each channel, twin VU meters and push-button transport controls.
The recorder was supplied with two microphones with stands, a reel of 7″ tape, an empty spool, speed-change capstan sleeve, rubber reel retainers for vertical use, splicing tape and patch cords.

Additional Info

Crosstalk: 50dB channel-channel. 65dB track-track / Erase rate: less than 65dB / Total harmonic distortion: 5% / Replay characteristics: CCIR / Rewind speed: 2 minutes for a 1800ft 7″ tape / Audio output power: 6 watts RMS per channel / Speakers: two 12 x 8″ / Inputs: microphone: -66dB 10K. magnetic pick-up 50K, line / aux: 100mV 300K / Outputs: line 800mV 2K. ext. speaker 8 ohms. headphones 8 ohms or 10K / Dimensions: 20 x 16 x 10″ (508 x 406 x 254 mm) / Weight: 29 lbs (13.2 Kg) / quarter-track stereo


No reviews yet.

Service Report

No Service Report yet.

Leave A Review:

Report Inaccuracies on Sanyo MR-999 Page

You need to be logged in for this feature to work.