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Sound Rating: 6 / 10 Avg.Price: 38.5 # Owners: 2
Relaibility Rating: 7 / 10 Views: 357 # Reviews: 1

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Technical Details

Brand: Uher

Model:Varicord 263 stereo

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Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Germany

Release dates:1977-1977

Tracks:1/4 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

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Frequency Response:( 3dB): 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

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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

Hum and noise: 7½ ips: -55dB (quarter-track) - 57dB (half-track) / Bias frequency: 100kHz / Audio output power: 6 watts per channel (sinusoidal), 9watts per channel (music) / Inputs: microphone: 0.16mV max 300mV radio: 1.2mV max 580mV phono (1): 45mV max 7V phono (2): 100mV max 25V / Outputs: 1.4V into 15K / Dimensions (without cover): 17½ x 13 x 6¾ " (445 x 330 x 170mm) / Dimensions (with cover): 17½ x 13 x 7" (445 x 330 x 178mm) / Weight: 22 lbs (10 kg) / quarter-track stereo

Reviews

My only complaint is that I have no complaints. 

Sound: 7
Performance: 9
3 months ago

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