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Brand: Sound (TRE)

Model:Studio De Luxe





Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom

Release dates:1959 - 1962

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

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

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Dimension: 15¾ x 14¾ x 7½"

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Half-Track

# Motors: 1

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Frequency Response:7½ ips: 60Hz -12kHz (50Hz - 16kHz for De Luxe) (3 dB)

Wow and Flutter:0.15% at 3¾ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:50

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10

Weight: 22 Lbs

Additional Details


A relatively lightweight recorder from the Sound stable (22 lbs) the Studio was a half-track recorder utilising, like so many other British-built machines of the late 1950s, the tried and tested three-motor, three-speed Collaro Studio deck.
The manufacturer claimed a frequency response of 60Hz – 14kHz 3dB at 7½ ips with a signal to noise of -50dB.
The 1960 Studio De Luxe (pictured here) was an improved version, quarter-track  mono with a bigger amplifier and a slightly improved frequency response of 50 – 16kHz at 7½ ips.
Both models were virtually identical in all other respects each having mixing and superimposing facilities, a tone control and 7″ reel capability.
The De Luxe version sold for a few pounds more.

Additional Info

Hum & noise: -50dB / Audio output power: 4 watts (6 watts for the De Luxe model) / Speaker(s): 8″ x 5″ elliptical / Dimensions: 15¾ x 14¾ x 7½”   (16 x 15 x 8″ De Luxe) (400 x 375 x 190 mm) / Weight: 22 lbs / half-track mono (quarter-track for Studio De Luxe)


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