Category:Mid High Fidelity
Country of Manufacture:Norway
Release dates:1966 - 1969
Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz - 16kHz
Wow and Flutter:0.1% at 7½ ips, 0.15% at 3¾ ips and 0.25% at 1 ips
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
A transistorised (apart
from the two magic-eyes) stereo quarter-track or half-track tape recorder
with side-facing internal speakers and ten watts per channel power amplifiers.
The recorder had three tape speeds and a single motor with wow &
flutter figures of 0.1% at 7½ ips. Price (UK) in 1967 was £110.
For a detailed vintage test report, see below.
Speed tolerance: 2% absolute tolerance / Total harmonic distortion: less than 5% / Bias frequency: 85.5kHz / Semiconductors: 35 transistors, 3 diodes, 2 bridge rectifiers / Audio output power: ten watts per channel at 5% distortion / Speaker(s): 2 each 4″ x 7″ / Dimensions: 15½ x 11¾ x 7″ (394 x 298.5 x 178 mm) / Weight: 23 lbs (10.5kg) / quarter-track stereo and half-track versions