Category:Mid High Fidelity
Country of Manufacture:Germany
Release dates:1965 - 1968
Speeds: 3 3/4
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Dual Track
Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 80 to 13,000 c
Wow and Flutter:±0.2%
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:46 dB
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
The first of the new all solid-state M-200 series from Telefunken was the single-speed M-201. It was a quarter-track mono recorder with a single induction-type motor and could accommodate reels up to 7″ in diameter. Automatic end of tape stop was achieved by placing metallic foils at each end of
the tape. Features included 1.25″ VU meter, parallel tracking (see test report below for a more detailed description of this function), DIN socket inputs & outputs and a 2.4 watt audio output.
Rewind speed: approximately 4 minutes for 1800 ft tape / Audio output power: 2.4 watts / Inputs: microphone, radio / pick-up / Outputs: radio, magnetic headphones, external speaker / Semiconductors: 1 x AC150, 3 x AC122, 2 x AC124, selenium bridge rectifier / Speaker(s): 5 x 3″ elliptical / Dimensions: 15½ x 6½ x 12¼” ( 394 x 165 x 321 mm) / Weight: 21 lbs (9.5 kg) / quarter-track mono