Category:Mid High Fidelity (most Japanese recorders fall into this category)
Country of Manufacture:Germany
Release dates:1976 - 1980
Original Price: $400
Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 3
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Stereo
# Motors: 1
Frequency Response:( 3dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz - 20kHz 3¾ ips: 40Hz - 15kHz
Wow and Flutter:less than 0.15% at 7½ ips and less than 0.2% at 3¾
Sound quality rating:6 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 7 / 10
A quarter-track, two speed recorder capable of taking up to 7″ reels with a single motor, two heads and a switchable ALC (Automatic Level Control) system that made allowances for either music or speech.
A four watt per channel audio output and twin internal speakers enabled the SG-510 to be used with or without the benefit of a hi-fi system. Available with a matt black or walnut finish.
Crosstalk: better than 45 dB stereo, 60 dB mono / Erase ratio: better than 70 dB / Audio output power: 4 watts per channel / Speaker(s): two internal / Dimensions: 18.1 x 7.5 x 14″ (460 x 192 x 355 mm) / Weight: 20.7lbs (9.4 kg) / quarter-track stereo