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Brand: Teac

Model:A-4300SX

Category:Mid High Fidelity

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1975 - 1979

Original Price: $700

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 3

Dimension: 19.2 x 17.3 x 8.5" (488 x 440 x 216mm)

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 3

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:7½ ips: 40Hz - 24k Hz 3¾ ips: 40Hz - 16k Hz (3dB):

Wow and Flutter:0.06% at 7½ ips. 0.09% at 3¾ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:58 dB

Sound quality rating:6 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 7 / 10

Weight: 23kg (50.6lbs)

Additional Details

Description

The A 4300 SX was an improved version of the 1973 A 4300. The main improvements, apart from a cosmetic make-over were the implementation of low-noise electronics, resulting in an improved signal to -noise ratio and frequency response figures. According to consumer guides, the SX version was twice the price of its predecessor, retailing for $US 1,400. Same money spent seven years later would buy a significantly better machine.

Additional Info

Heads
Four: erase, record and two playback (bi-directional)
Motors
1 dual-speed, hysteresis synchronous capstan motor
2 eddy-current induction reel motors
Frequency response ( 3dB)
7½ ips: 40Hz – 24k Hz
3¾ ips: 40Hz – 16k Hz
Wow & flutter
0.06% at 7½ ips; 0.09% at 3¾ ips
Signal to noise ratio
(Overall) 58 dB
Speed tolerance
0.5%
Rewind speed
160 seconds for 1,800 feet

Separation 50 dB / Harmonic distortion 1% / Inputs line: 100mV 50k mic: 0.25mV(-72dB) 600 ohms or more / Outputs line: 0.3V load impedance10K or more /headphone jack: 8 ohms

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