Category:Mid High Fidelity
Country of Manufacture:Hungary
Release dates:1960 - 1963
Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
Frequency Response:70-10,000 at 3¾ ips
Wow and Flutter:less than 0.1%
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10
The 922 was the second
tape recorder manufactured by the Hungarian company Terta. It was an attractive machine and even won an “Aesthetics award”. It was also the first Hungarian tape recorder to utilise an Integrated Circuit (IC).
Features included two speeds, a 7″ reel capacity and an EM84 magic eye recording level.
The 922’s electronics were designed by Gustav Grosics, brother of world-famous Hungarian football goal-keeper, Gyula Grosics (nicknamed ‘The Black Panther’).
Inputs: microphone, radio / gramophone / Rewind speed: 60 seconds / Audio output power: 2 watts / Tube compliment: ECC83, ECL82, EM84, metal rectifier plus IC / output: built-in elliptical / Dimensions: 14¼ x 6¼ x 11½” (360 x 160 x 290 mm) / Weight: 21 lbs (9.5kg) / twin-track mono