Country of Manufacture:Japan
Release dates:1968 - 1972
Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Stereo
Frequency Response:60 - 14kHz at 7½ ips
Wow and Flutter:7(DIN): 0.4% at 7½ ips
Sound quality rating:3 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
The model RD-707 was a solid state, three speed stereo tape recorder with a seven inch maximum reel capacity. Designed for vertical or horizontal operation, it had forward facing loudspeakers on either side of the deck and bass, treble, cut and lift tone controls for playback.
Other features included automatic shut-off, twin pencil-type bar microphones and a five year guarantee.
Other than this, it was a fairly unremarkable machine and retailed in the UK for £96. 12. 0.
Record level: 2 VU meters / Heads: Two: 1 combined record / playback and one erase / Motors: single / Audio output: 3 watts per channel / Dimensions: 24¾ .” x 15½ ” x 7¼ .” (629 x 392 x 181 mm) / 4 track stereo