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Technical Details

Brand: Teac

Model:A-5300

Category:Mainstream

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1980-1980

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?:Yes

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:( 3dB): 7½ ips: 30Hz - 28kHz 3¾   ips: 30Hz - 20kHz

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

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:60dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

The A-5300 was a quarter-track stereo auto reverse (playback only) tape deck with three motors: direct capstan drive motor (servo-controlled) and two d.c. reel motors with independent tape tension sensors. Constant tape tension was maintained in all operating modes (including wind and braking procedures).Features included four high density ferrite heads (1 erase, 1 record and 2 play – one in each direction) and two recording speeds. 7½ and 3¾ ips.

A sophisticated ‘Fail Safe’ auto stop logic operated in all transport modes. Logic control monitored tape motion, tape tension and photo electric ‘end of tape’ sensors, giving auto stopping the machine at end of reel, in the event of external reel jamming or tape breakage. Other features included push-button transport controls, separate bias & eq switches, remote control for all functions and memory marker level guides.Additional images of this recorder are supplied on the Get Reel Contemporary Classics CD-ROM.

Additional Info

Rewind speed: 150 seconds for 1,800ft / Inputs: line: 0.1V 100K or more microphone: 0.25mV / -72dB (600-10K ohms) / Outputs: line: 0.3V 10K or more headphones: 8 ohms / quarter-track stereo

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