Category:Mid High Fidelity
Country of Manufacture:Japan
Release dates:1969 - 1972
Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
Frequency Response:(all ± 3 dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz - 18kHz
Wow and Flutter:less than 0.15% at 7½ ips
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:Signal-to-noise ration: 47dB
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10
A quarter-track mono version of the TC-106, this recorder
featured three speeds (7½ , 3¾ and 1
ips) and a 7″ reel capacity.
Special features included automatic recording level, wood cabinet, auto shut-off and fully solid-state circuitry.
An internal amplifier provided 4 watts of audio output using the internal 4 x 6-inch speaker and 8 watts using an 8Ω external speaker.
Priced in the UK at £68.15s complete with dynamic microphone, demo tape, 5″ empty reel, head cleaner ribbon and motor pulley (for 60Hz power supplies).
Bias frequency: 55kHz / Audio output power: 8 watts with external 8Ω speaker (4 watts using internal speaker) / Harmonic distortion: 3% at 1 watt output, 5% at 5 watt output / Inputs: microphone (-72 db 0.19mV 600 Ω) auxiliary (-22 db 0.06V 100k Ω) / Outputs: external speaker (8Ω), monitor 10kΩ – 100kΩ / Speaker(s): 4″ × 6″ / Dimensions: 16¼ x 7 x 11¾ inches (412 x 175 x 298mm) / Weight: 18¾lb (8.5 kg) / quarter- track mono