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Technical Details

Brand: Telefunken

Model:M203 & M203 de Luxe



Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Germany

Release dates:1970-1970

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 3¾ ips: 40Hz - 15kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.2%

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details


This was a two speed (3¾ & 1 7/8 ips) quarter-track stereo recorder with a maximum spool size of 7″.
Only a mono amplifier and single 5 x 3″ elliptical speaker were provided for playback, however stereo playback was possible from the preamplifier outputs. Stereo multiplex recordings could be made. A ‘De Luxe’ version came with a decorative wooden case and a TD20 omni directional microphone, otherwise identical to the M203.
An Automatic version with auto record level and speeds of 7½ & 3¾ ips was also available a year later.
Additional images of this recorder are supplied on the Get Reel Vintage CD-ROM.

Additional Info

Audio output power: 2.5 watts / Inputs: microphone, radio / pick-up / Outputs: external speaker, stereo preamplifier and headphones / 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 stereo


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