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Brand: Tandberg

Model:Series 12

Category:Mid High Fidelity

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Norway

Release dates:1966 - 1969

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

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

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Dimension: 15½ x 11¾ x 7" (394 x 298.5 x 178 mm)

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 1

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Outputs: RCA

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

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:55dB

Sound quality rating:6 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 7/ 10

Weight: 23 lbs (10.5kg)

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Description

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.

Additional Info

Year 1966
Price when new (in the UK) £110. 5s
Track system Quarter-track stereo and half-track versions
Heads Two – erase and combined record/playback
Motors Single motor for all functions
Maximum reel size 7″
Tape speeds 7½ , 3¾ & 1 ips
Frequency response (all 3 dB)
7½ ips: 40Hz – 16kHz
3¾ ips: 50Hz – 10kHz
1 ips: 60Hz – 5kHz
Wow & flutter 0.1% at 7½ ips, 0.15% at 3¾ ips and 0.25% at 1 ips
Speed tolerance 2% absolute tolerance
Signal to noise ratio 55dB
Total harmonic distortion 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)

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