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Brand: Studer

Model:A 807

Category:Super High Fidelity


Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Switzerland

Original Price: $12500

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2, 15, 30

Max Reel Size("): 10.5"

Number of heads: 3

Dimension: 500 x 483 x 245 mm

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo - Stacked

# Motors: 3

Voltage(s): 100v Japan, 110-120v, 220-240v

Frequency Response:30-16 Khz @ 7.5 ips 30-20 Khz @ 15ips 40-22 Khz @ 30ips +-3dB 1/2" tape

Wow and Flutter:.07, .05, .05 (7.5, 15, 30ips) 1/2" tape

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:63, 65, 67 dB (7.5,15,30ips) 1/2" tape

Sound quality rating:9 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 9 / 10

Weight: 72.5 Lbs. - 33 kg.

Additional Details


Primarily designed for studio use, the A 807 was offered with the many options that are outlined below. The Frequency Response, Wow and Flutter & Signal-to-Noise Ratio specs seem restrained, conservative or poor for a machine of this stature.

Main Options
Quarter-inch or half-inch tape
Two channel mono or stereo
Quarter-inch- Three sequential speeds you can select from the following 3.75, 7.5,15 or 30ips
Half-inch 4-track only available with 7.5, 15, 30ips (19,38, 76cm)
NAB/CCIR equalization OR selector switch wiith 2 tape types (adjustable calibration)
External instrument panel
Timecode application
Keys for input and output selection (models equipped with VU meters)
VU-meter panel with input-output selection keys & level pot for recording

Standard features
Adjustable Voltages 100 to 140V / 200 to 240VAC, 50-60Hz
Balanced Inputs/ Outputs and floating with input/output transformers
RS232 interface remote control (terminal or PC)
Connection facilities for fader start circuit, parallel and serial remote control.
Dolby HX PRO
Varispeed (variable tape speed)
Library Wind – Reduced spooling speed
Input, Repro & Sync(reproduction via record head)
Zero locator and transfer locator for up to 3 addresses

Microprocessor controlled

Power Off- The last operating state is saved- tape counter, locator addresses, tape speed, setting of the input and output selectors. STOP automatically activated on power on.
Drop in by pressing only the REC key in play mode (internally programmable) Drop out by pressing PLAY during a recording.
TAPE DUMP (waste basket mode with disabled take-up motor).
LAP TIME (second time level for measuring individual tape segments without influencing the main tape counter).
LOC START positions the magnetic tape automatically at the address at which the last play or record command (for standstill) was entered.
Adjustment of the audio parameters and setting of “soft jumpers” via the keyboard.

Further options

Elapsed time meter
Audio remote port
Noise reduction port
Mono/stereo switch with or without test generator (60,125Hz, 1,10,16kHz)
Tape scissors and tape marker as well as a headblock cover plate with integrated scissors/splicing block.
Additional splicing block for units without VU-meter
External connection for Insert lnput (slave points)
Synchronizer interface

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