The Studer A80 RC MK II is a real professional tape machine that has likely recorded your favorite artists and albums. Unlike smaller consumer units, these workhorses were built to record and playback at the highest level. None of the smaller consumer units can come close, no matter the price.
This Studer A80 RC MK II is a beautiful example of one of the finest reel to reel tape machines ever made. It is in excellent condition and was fully sorted by Ki Choi. This 1/2″, 2 track machine is very rare and to find one in this condition is even rarer. This is the finest sounding Studer model ever made.
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The A80 RC MK ll analog tape machines are characterized by their extreme sturdiness, modular design and the comprehensive range of system accessories. The audio electronics features a separate plug-in amplifier module for each channel. These units incorporate the record, reproduce, sync and line amplifiers, as well as the VU-meter and the click-free control electronics.
All balancing elements and controls are conveniently located on the machine’s front panel. Because of the large number of possible channels the machine can be configured as a one, two, or multi-channel machine (4 … 24 channels). The configurations may be different, however, they all feature a high degree of remote controllability and flexibility in utilizing the two audio outputs by input, reproduce or sync signals.