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Technical Details

Brand: Truvox

Model:Series 80 R84

Category:Mainstream

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom

Release dates:1965-1965

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

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

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo - Stacked

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s):

Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 30Hz - 20kHz

Wow and Flutter:(better than) 0.15% at 7½ ips, 0.2% at 3¾ ips and 0.3% at 1 ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

The Series 80 tape deck was a three motor, three speed unit that Truvox fitted into a fairly large range of machines over several years. It was available as a deck-only in half or quarter-track versions (PD82 & PD84) or as a complete recorder with built-in audio amplifiers (R82 or R84). Prices ranged from £42 – £63. The unit pictured here is an R84.

Additional Info

Speed variation: less than 1% at either tape speed / Valve complement: EF86, ECC81, ECC82, ECL86, EM87, OA81 and B250-C75 / Audio output power: 4 watts into 15 ohms / Inputs: microphone: 1mV at 2Mohm, radio / gram 150mV at 500Kohm / Outputs: high imp. line 1.0V at 47Kohm, ext. speaker 3 & 15 ohms at 4 watts / Speaker(s): 8" x 5" hyperbolic cone, high flux / Dimensions: 16¼ x 15¼ x 10" (413 x 387 x 254 mm) / Weight: 35lbs 15.9 kg) / R82 - half-track mono. R84 - quarter-track mono

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