Category:Mid High Fidelity (most Japanese recorders fall into this category)
Country of Manufacture:
Release dates:1961 - 1964
Speeds: 3 3/4
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 50 - 9kHz
Wow and Flutter:1%
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 40dB
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
A hybrid (solid-state with a DM70 magic eye indicator valve) portable battery-mains recorder with a maximum reel size of 5¾” and a single tape speed of 3¾ ips. Controls consisted of a combined on-off switch and volume control, Walter’s standard 5-position joystick-type control lever for transport functions, instant stop/start control, tone control/record monitor control, and a safety record lever to prevent accidental erasure. A single combined record/play head was employed along with a permanent magnet erase system.
See the test report below for more detailed information on this recorder.
Rec / playback amplifier: 7-stage transistorised amplifier with push-pull output / Audio output power: 2 watts / Speaker(s): 7″ x 4″ hi-flux PM / Dimensions: 14 x 13¾ x 5¾” (356 x 349 x 146 mm) / Weight: 17½ lbs (7.95 kg) / half-track mono