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Technical Details

Brand: Truvox

Model:Series 40

Category:Mainstream

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom

Release dates:1970-1970

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 3"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo - Stacked

# Motors: 3

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s):

Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz - 15kHz

Wow and Flutter:(better than) 0.15% at 7½ ips, 0.25% at 3¾ ips and 0.35% at 1 ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 46dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

Based on the Magnavox Studiomatic tape deck, the series 40 was a fully transistorized half-track (42) or quarter-track (44) recorder with a 7″ reel capacity. Three speeds were provided (7½, 3¾ & 1 7/8 ips) and features included input mixing , a built-in microphone transformer, VU meter, a large 8″ x 5″ forward-facing speaker and 3 watts of audio output.
All this for the rather low price of £46.

Additional Info

Hum and noise: -42dB / Audio output power: 3 watts into 15 ohms / Inputs: low: 50µV, high 100mV at 100K / Outputs: line – variable up to 1V at 10K. external speaker – 3 watts at 15 ohms / Speaker(s): 8″ x 5″ hyperbolic cone, high flux / Dimensions: 16½ x 14 x 8 ” (419 x 356 x 203 mm) / Weight: 22 lbs (10 kg) / half-track mono (model 42) or quarter-track mono (model 44)

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