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Technical Details

Brand: Teac


Category:Super High Fidelity


Electronics:Solid State


Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1984 - 1992

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

Speeds: 7 1/2, 15

Max Reel Size("): 10.5"

Number of heads: 4

Dimension: 20.32" x 18.58" x 10.55" (516 x 472 x 268mm)

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo - Stacked

# Motors: 3

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v, 220-240v

Outputs: RCA

Frequency Response: 30 - 45000 Hz 15ips - 30 - 40000 Hz 7 1/2 ips (+-3dB)

Wow and Flutter:0.04% (15 IPS)

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:56 Db

Sound quality rating:7 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 7/ 10

Noise Reduction: DBX

Weight: 46.25 Lbs - 21 kg

Additional Details


The final hurrah and top-of-the-line, performance wise of all the X series tape recorders from Teac. The M stands for mastering and with half track specifications like this the X-2000M was ready for business in the studio,  according to Teac. Some members report that for a variety of reasons the X 1000 series of tape recorders has proven to be the more reliable with the test of time. Others will report that the 2000s, with more durable heads, if well-maintained, are still the preference. Not many of these M’s sold back in the day as the choices for half track recorders for studio purposes would have included Tascam of course and many other solid contenders. This was merely a top-of-the-line consumer machine. A very similar machine was offered in the Tascam range, the Tascam 3030 If you had the choice, would you take the lower end of an upper-level product line or the higher end of a lower end product line? Always a worthwhile consideration.

If you own an X series Teac you may want to read the Service Considerations detail on capstan motor issues.

Additional Info

Production Dates 1984 – 1992
Heads (4) 1 x 2 Track Rec, 1 x 2 Track Pb, 1 x 4 Track Pb, 1 x 2 Erase
Motors (3) 1 x Capstan, 2 x Reel
Max Reel Size 10″
Tape Speeds 7 1⁄2, 15 ips
Frequency Response 15 ips- 30 – 45000 Hz –  7 1/2 ips- 30 – 40000 Hz (+-3dB)
Wow and Flutter 0.04% (15 ips)
Signal to Noise Ratio 56 dB
Total Harmonic Distortion 0.8%
Dimensions   20.32″ x 18.58″ x 10.55″ (516 x 472 x 268mm)
Weight 46.28 lbs. (21 kg)
Optional Remote Control RC-204


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