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Brand: Stella

Model:ST 456

Category:Mid High Fidelity




Country of Manufacture:Austria

Release dates:1962 - 1965

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 80-13,000c

Wow and Flutter:7(average RMS): 0.1%

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10

Additional Details


The Austrian-made Stella St 456 was an all transistor, single speed
recorder with easy-to-use controls and was considered by one
reviewer to be ‘an excellent little machine with a performance which
is out of all proportion to its size and price’.

Features included low wow and flutter, good frequency response, excellent
signal noise ratio and low mechanical noise.
Price when new (in the UK) was £29 8s which included a moving
coil microphone, empty spool, reel of tape and radio lead.

Additional Info

Inputs: microphone 1,500 ohms, 0.4 millivolts radio 0.02 megs, 2 millivolts pickup 0.68 megs, 100 millivolts / Outputs: radio 0.02 megs, 1.5 volts loudspeaker: 3-7 ohms, 0.7 watt / Output power: 0.7 watts / Speaker: 4″ high efficiency / Dimensions: 12 x 10½ x 6″ (305 x 267 x 152 mm) / Weight: 11 lbs (5 kg) / quarter-track mono


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