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Technical Details

Brand: Teac


Category:Mid High Fidelity


Electronics:Solid State


Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1972 - 1976

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 1 (PB)

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Outputs: RCA

Frequency Response:( 3dB): 7½ ips: 30Hz - 22kHz 3¾ ips: 30Hz - 16kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.08% at 7½ ips, 0.10% at 3¾ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:55dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10

Additional Details


The A 1340 was a budget 4-channel tape deck incorporating 2/4 channel recording and playback.
A dual speed, reversible hysteresis synchronous motor provided a stable tape travel in all modes of operation. Unlike Teac’s other 4-channel decks which had servo-controlled push-button transport controls, this model had a simple, single lever control system (similar to Sony decks).
One unusual (and thoughtful) feature was an adjustable rewind speed to protect thinner extended play tapes. A servo-tension loop ensured tape tension was kept to an optimum value despite changing reel diameters. Features included two speed operation (7½ and 3¾ ips), 7″ reel capacity, three heads and mixable inputs.

Additional Info

Dimensions: 19 x 16 x 8″ (483 x 406 x 203 mm) / Weight: 40 lbs (18.2 kg) / quarter-track four channel


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