Van der Molen VR tape deck

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Technical Details

Brand: Van der Molen

Model:VR tape deck



Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom

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: Mono - Full Track

Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 60 - 15kc

Wow and Flutter:0.15% at 7½, 0.25% at 3¾ & 0.35% at 1ips

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details


Both the VR4 and VR7 were relatively unsuccessful commercially, the market now being dominated by stereo recorders and cassette recorders.
In 1967 Mike Van der Molen turned his attention to a new cassette recorder and the remaining VR4 and VR7 machines were sold off as transport decks only for hobbyists and tape recorder constructors.
These were normally fitted with quarter-track record/playback and ferrite erase heads and sold for £15 15s.

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