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Sound Rating: 5 / 10 # Owners: 1
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Technical Details

Brand: Walter

Model:Metropolitan

Category:Mainstream

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:

Release dates:1964-1964

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

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

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Description

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.

Additional Info

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

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