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Brand: Tandberg

Model:Model 1800

Category:Mid High Fidelity


Electronics:Solid State


Country of Manufacture:Norway

Release dates:1971 - 1975

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 5"

Number of heads: 2

Dimension: Dimensions: 13¼ x 11 x 6¼ " (335 x 160 x 278mm)

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 1

Auto Reverse?:No

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

Outputs: RCA, DIN

Frequency Response:( 2dB): 40Hz - 13kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.2% Peak (DIN 45511), 0.14% RMS

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:51dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10

Additional Details


A low-budget workhorse, the 1800 was a fully transistorized quarter-track stereo tape deck with two heads and a single speed of 3¾ ips. Like the model 1700, it had a maximum reel size of 5¾ ” and a single motor with two belts instead of the traditional figure-8 belt layout of previous models.
This recorder was very similar to the model 1700 but without an output stage and internal speakers.
Frequency response was a modest 40Hz – 13kHz and inputs were provided for microphone and radio/phono.

Additional Info

Speed tolerance: 2%


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