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Sound Rating: 6 / 10 Avg.Price: 38.5 # Owners: 2
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Technical Details

Brand: Uher

Model:Varicord 263 stereo

Category:Mid High Fidelity

Application:Portable

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Germany

Release dates:1974 - 1978

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

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

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Dimension: 20¼ x 10¼ x 15¼ " (514 x 260 x 387mm)

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 1

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Outputs: RCA

Frequency Response:7½ ips: 30Hz - 20kHz 3¾ ips: 30Hz - 15kHz 1 ips: 30Hz - 8kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.05% at 7½ ips; 0.1% at 3¾ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:7½ ips:53dB (quarter-track) - 55dB (half-track)

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10

Weight: 22 lbs (10 kg)

Additional Details

Description

The Varicord and Varicord Stereo had been around for a few years by the time the 263 appeared. Interchangeable head assemblies permitted half or quarter-track stereo recording and playback. The internal amplifiers gave a 6 watts per channel output. Other features included three tape speeds (7½ , 3¾ and 1 7/8 ips), horizontal or vertical operation, single VU meter, single motor, 7″ reel capacity and input mixing.

Additional Info

Price when new (in the UK)
£100 plus VAT
Heads
Two: combined erase/ record and playback
Motors
Single
Tape speeds
7½ , 3¾ and 1 7/8 ips
Frequency response ( 3dB)
7½ ips: 30Hz -18kHz
3¾ ips: 30Hz -13kHz
1 7/8 ips: 30Hz -7kHz
Wow & flutter
0.16% at 7½ ips, 0.22% at 3¾ ips and 0.3% at 1 ips
Replay characteristics
NAB
Rewind speed
2 minutes for 1200ft
Audio output power
2 x 5 watts RMS
Speakers
Two lid-integrated enclosures each with one 5″ full-range speaker
Inputs
Mic: 0.2mV low impedance; line: 60mV 160K
Outputs
Line: 0.43V (less than 10K); ext speaker 8 ohms; headphones
Dimensions (without cover)
20¼ x 10¼ x 15¼ ” (514 x 260 x 387mm)

Dimensions (with cover)

17½ x 13 x 7″ (445 x 330 x 178mm)

Weight
22 lbs (10 kg)

 

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My only complaint is that I have no complaints. 
Sound: 7
Performance: 9
2 years ago

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