Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom
Release dates:1962 - 1965
Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2, 15
Max Reel Size("): 8"
Number of heads: 3
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Stereo
Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 50Hz - 12kHz
Wow and Flutter:
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than -45 dB unweighted below peak record level
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
Hand-built to professional standards, the Veritone 16 utilised the Veritone ‘825’ three motor deck.
Up to 8¼ inch spools could be accommodated and the recorder was available with either 3¾ and 7½ ips or 7½ and 15 ips.
Special Ferodo wrap-around brake linings were designed to stop what was one of the fastest rewinds of its day.
Even the chromium plating was done by the same people who plated Rolls
Playback tone controls: treble control at 10kHz 10 dB, bass control at 50Hz, 6 dB / Brakes: wrap-around, self aligning and adjusting Ferodo linings / Bias frequency: 65kHz / Valve complement: Record amplifier: 2 x EF 86 Record meter: 1 x 12 AX7 Bias Oscillator: 12 BH7 Playback amplifier: 1 x EF 86, 1 x 12 AXY, 2 x ECL 86 Rectifier: 1 x EZ 81 / Audio output power: 6 watts undistorted / record input sensitivity: 1.5mV into 100 Kohms for maximum recording level / Outputs: variable up to 400mV. Impedance 100 Kohms / Weight: 33 lbs (15 kg) / half-track stereo