This is the highly sought after Technics auto-reverse 2 channel 1/4″ reel to reel tape machine. The machine is in really good condition both visually, mechanically and sonically. It was recently calibrated and fully checked out. It passed with flying colors.
Description: Features of the Technics RS-1700 tape recorder include automatic reverse operation, a 6-head system, 2-tape tension controlled DC brushless direct drive motor, photo electronic auto-stop sensing, tension roller switches and take-up reel table servo control system.
Specifications: Track system: auto reverse, 4-track, 2-channel, stereo system Heads: 2 x erase/record, 2 x playback Motor: 2 x reel, 1 x capstan Reel size: up to 10.5 inch reel Equalization: NAB Tape speeds: 3 3⁄4 7 1⁄2 15 ips Wow and flutter: 0.018% (15 ips) Frequency response: 30Hz to 30kHz (15 ips) Signal to Noise Ratio: 66dB Total harmonic distortion: 0.8% Input: 60mV (line), 0.25mV (mic) Output: 0.775V (line) Dimensions: 456 x 446 x 258mm Weight: 58 lbs