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Brand: Tandberg


Category:Super High Fidelity


Electronics:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Norway

Release dates:1976 - 1980

Original Price: $1400

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB+1/2PB

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

Max Reel Size("): 10.5"

Number of heads: 4

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Frequency Response:( 3dB): 15 ips: 30Hz - 25kHz 7½ ips: 30Hz - 22kHz 3¾ ips: 40Hz - 18kHz

Wow and Flutter:7(Peak DIN 45511): 15ips: 0.07%, 7½ ips: 0.09%, 3¾ ips: 0.15%

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 67 dB (half-track) and 65 dB (quarter-track)

Sound quality rating:8 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 4/ 10

Additional Details


A semi-professional recorder
with a 10½ inch spool capacity, 15 ips to 3¾ ips speed range,
servo tape drive and tensioning systems, equalised peak VU meters, line/mic
mixing and of course, the Tandberg cross-field bias head system.
The 10X had no built-in power amps or speakers, being designed for use
with an existing hi-fi stereo system.
A high-level logic, integrated circuit controlled the three motors reducing
the number of moving parts to a minimum and allowing the ability for all
operational modes to be used via a remote control unit (accessory).
Another available accessory was a pitch control unit which could adjust
record and playback speed to within 10%.

Additional Info

Speed tolerance: 0.3% / Crosstalk: at 1000 Hz: mono greater than 60dB, stereo greater than 50dB / Harmonic distortion: max 3% from tape at 0 dB recording level / Inputs: mic: self adjusting from 0.23 mV to 35 mV radio: 50 K, sensitivity 8 mV, max voltage 1.2 V line: 200K, sensitivity 30 mV, max 4.5 V / Outputs: radio: 5K, 0,775V line: 150 ohms, 1.5V headphones: min load 8 ohms, output 5 mW per channel / Dimensions: 17¼ x 17¾ x 7½ ” (435 x 450 x 185 mm) / Weight: 36lb (16.4 kg) / quarter-track stereo (std version) or half-track stereo (special order)


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