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Brand: Tesla

Model:Sonet (Wood Cutter)




Country of Manufacture:Czech Republic

Release dates:1958 - 1961

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 5"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo - Stacked

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Frequency Response:3¾ ips: 50Hz - 10kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.4%

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:35dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10

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Shortly after World War II, the well-established and diverse Czech electronics industry was united into one state-owned company, Tesla. The Sonet was first developed in 1958, and was a basic single speed, half-track mono machine (3¾ ips) with a magic eye level indicator, headphones socket and a very robust transport mechanism. This mechanical system was characterised humorously in Germany as ‘a tape recorder for wood-cutters’ !
The Sonet was developed into the Sonet Duo in 1959.

Additional Info

Audio output power: 1.5 watts / Speaker: 4¾ x 6″ / Weight: 26½ lbs (12 kg) / Dimensions: 13¾ x 7½ x 11¼” (349 x 191 x 286 mm) / half-track mono


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