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Technical Details

Brand: Tandberg


Category:Mid High Fidelity


Electronics:Solid State


Country of Manufacture:Norway

Release dates:1964 - 1967

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Outputs: RCA

Wow and Flutter:0.2%

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10

Additional Details


The following information has been supplied by Danish collector Flemming Sorensen who owns (at last count) three of these machines.
The Tandberg 1021 was specially designed for language laboratory use. Typically, these laboratories consisted of about twenty tape recorders – one for each student – and a large control panel where the teacher sat.

Looking at the picture at top right, the controls are (from left to right ): volume – record/play.
two headphone jacks (black). mike jack (white) call button. record indicator. pause button and the Tandberg standard joystick selector for play and wind. The lever between the reels is a track selector for playback student/master or student+master.

Additional Info

Speed tolerance: 2% / Inputs / Outputs: mike (jack), multi-pin control panel connector, student line out, headphone (jack), master line-out and student+master line-out (3 phono plugs) at the back. / Power requirements: 220 V AC (for the motor), 27 V DC (for the electronics), 25 V DC (for the start / stop solenoid) / Dimensions: 15 x 6¾ x 11¾ inches (381 x 171 x 298 mm) / half-track mono


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