Country of Manufacture:Japan
Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 4
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Stereo
# Motors: 3
Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 7½ ips: 30Hz - 20kHz
Wow and Flutter:0.12% at 7½ ips, 0.15% at 3¾ ips
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
A solid state, quarter-track tape deck with three motors, auto reverse and four heads, the auto-reverse version of the A-1200.
Features included push-button control and mixing facilities for microphone and line inputs. The design incorporated separate preamplifiers for recording and playback, enabling ‘off-the-tape’ monitoring whilst recording. Speeds of 3¾ and 7½ ips were provided and the maximum reel size was 7 inches.
A remote control unit was available.
Rewind speed: 90 seconds for 1200ft / Inputs: mic -1mV 10K. line 100mV 100K / Dimensions: 16¾ x 15¼ x 11½” (425.5 x 384 x 292 mm) / Weight: 42 lbs (19.1 kg) / quarter-track stereo