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Brand: Tandberg

Model:3400X

Category:Mid High Fidelity

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Norway

Release dates:1973 - 1978

Original Price: $173

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

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

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 4

Dimension: 15¾ x 16 x 7" (400 x 410 x 180mm)

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 1

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Outputs: RCA

Frequency Response:(DIN 45511): 7½ ips: 30Hz - 25kHz 3¾ ips: 30Hz - 18kHz 1 ips: 30Hz - 10kHz

Wow and Flutter:7(Peak DIN 45511): 7½ ips: 0.1%. , 3¾ ips: 0.18%. 1 ips: 0.35%

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:Quarter-track 64dB. half-track 66dB (IEC, A-curve, 3% distortion)

Sound quality rating:6 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 7/ 10

Weight: 26 lbs (11.8kg)

Additional Details

Description

An impressive machine with crossfield head recording system, three speeds, twin 15 watt power amplifiers,
photo-electric auto-stop, 2 x peak reading VU meters and a magnetic pick-up preamplifier for recording directly from a turntable. The most comprehensive of the Tandberg tape recorder 1973/74 range. A total of four were fitted, separate record and playback, erase and the crossfield bias head.
The 3400X was available in two or four track versions and available in deck-only version (3300X) which had no amplifiers or playback tone controls.

Additional Info

Year 1973
Price when new (in the UK) £172.46
Track system Quarter-track (3421X) or half-track (3421X) stereo versions available
Heads Four: erase, record, playback and crossfield bias
Motors One Papst asynchronous motor
Maximum reel size 7″
Tape speeds 7½ , 3¾ , and 1 ips
Frequency response (DIN 45511)
7½ ips: 30Hz – 25kHz
3¾ ips: 30Hz – 18kHz
1 ips: 30Hz – 10kHz
Wow & flutter (Peak DIN 45511) 7½ ips: 0.1%; , 3¾ ips: 0.18%; 1 ips: 0.35%
Speed tolerance 1%
Signal to noise ratio Quarter-track 64dB; half-track 66dB (IEC, A-curve, 3% distortion)
Crosstalk mono > 60dB; stereo > 50dB (at 1,000Hz)
Harmonic distortion 3% max. from tape at 0 dB record level
Semi-conductors 52 transistors
Rewind speed 2 minutes 10 seconds for 1800ft
Audio output power 15 watts per channel
Inputs
mic: 200ohm sensitivity 140uV max 25mV
radio: 50K sensitivity 8mV max 1.2V
phono: 33K sensitivity 1mV max 100mV
Outputs
headphones: 1V, min 100 ohms phone jack
radio: 1V, min 5 K, DIN socket
speakers: 15W at 4 ohms, DIN sockets
Dimensions 15¾ x 16 x 7″ (400 x 410 x 180mm)
Weight 26 lbs (11.8kg)

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