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Technical Details

Brand: Wollensak

Model:1580 stereo

Category:Mainstream

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1968-1968

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB+1/2PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz - 18kHz

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.3%

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 48db

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

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Description

The Wollensak Model 1580
Stereophonic was a dual speed mono/stereo half or quarter-track machine
from around 1965.
It featured sound with sound, a 22 watt (11 watts per channel peak) audio power output for PA purposes
and a frequency response of 40 – 13kHz at 3¾ ips & 40 – 18kHz
at 7½ ips.
Controls included a digital tape counter, speed change, record left and
right controls, reverse and forward slide control, dual record level indicators,
volume left and right, preamp output and track selection chart built into
top cover.

Additional Info

Total harmonic distortion: 5% / Crosstalk: -50dB / Valve complement: 1 ea 6C4 (GE), 2 ea 6EU7 (Raytheon), and 2 ea 7591 / Rewind speed: / Audio output power: 5 watts / channel continuous, 11 watts / channel peak / Inputs: mic: 2mV, 10 megohm, radio / phono 1v 1 megohm / Outputs: external speaker 8 ohms, pre-amp 0.5 – 1.5 v / Dimensions: 6½ x 10¼ x 11¾” (165 x 260 x 298 mm) / Weight: 26 lbs (11.8 kg) / half or quarter-track stereo

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