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Brand: V-M Voice Of Music


Category:Mid High Fidelity


Electronics:Solid State


Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1962 - 1965

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Dimension: 9¾ x 16½ x 14¾ " (248 x 420 x 375 mm)

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Outputs: RCA

Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz - 15kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.4% RMS at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio: -50dB

Sound quality rating:6 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 7/ 10

Weight: 34 lbs ( 15.5 kg)

Additional Details


A quarter-track stereophonic record and playback recorder with two speeds and a 7″ reel capacity. Controls included five safety-interlocked buttons for Stop, Record, Play, fast-forward and Fast-rewind. tone & brilliance controls, dual volume control, track selector switch, instant pause control, monitor switch and a three-digit counter.
Other features included Automatic shut-off, hum balance adjustment and a dual Cathoptic tuning eye for stereo recording with sensitivity adjustment. Audio output was rated at 14 watts peak and the unit had an internal 6″ x 9″ Alnico V magnet woofer and a 3½” tweeter with a 1.5 oz. Alnico V magnet. The matching Model 168 auxiliary amplifier-speaker system (pictured in additional images) completed the stereo playback system.

Additional Info

Year 1962
Price when new (in the USA) N/A
Track system Quarter-track stereo
Heads Two
Motors One
Maximum reel size 7″
Tape speeds7½ & 3¾ ips
Frequency response (all 3 dB) 7½ ips: 40Hz – 15kHz; 3¾ ips: 40Hz – 12kHz
Wow & flutter 0.4% RMS at 7½ ips
Signal to noise ratio -50dB
Bias frequency 75kHz
Valve complement 4 x 12AX7/7025, 7591, 5Y3, 2 x 12AU7, 6AF6 (magic eye)
Audio output power 14 watts peak
Inputs Microphone and phono
Outputs External amp for stereo playback, extension speaker (8-16 ohms)
Speaker(s) 5″ x 7″ with 2½ oz Alnico V magnet
Dimensions 9¾ x 16½ x 14¾ ” (248 x 420 x 375 mm)
Weight 34 lbs ( 15.5 kg)


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