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EBay Auction #1290395064
Image Attribution: Ebay seller " "sept11th2001"
Date: November 5th, 2001

DescriptionReel to Reel
Designed inJapan
Manufactured InJapan
Rack MountCompatible
Wood CaseYes (removable sides)
AC SwitchYes
Special Option 1RP-2422 for conversion to RS-1506

Tape Deck
Wow0.018% WRMS @ 15 IPS
Flutter0.018% WRMS @ 15 IPS
Modulation Noise"very low"
Frequency Response 30 - 30 kHz +/- 3 dB @ 15 IPS, -10 dB
Signal to Noise Ratio66 dB
Distortion0.8% @ 0 VU
Transport ControlsSoft-touch, full IC-logic
Transport Record ControlYes
Transport Play ControlYes
Transport Pause ControlYes
Transport Fast Forward ControlYes
Transport Rewind ControlYes
Microphone Input(s)Left/right
Tape CounterMechanical
Tape Counter ResetMechanical
Record Mode2-track
Bias Selections3-positions
Equalization Selections3-positions
Microphone Record LevelLeft/right
Master Line/Mic Mix levelLeft/right
Playback LevelLeft/right
VU MeteringYes
Deck OrientationFront Loading
Tape Speeds15, 7 1/2, 3 3/4ths IPS
Reel Details10 inch, NAB
Pitch Control+/- 6%
Capstan ConfigurationQuartz-controlled direct drive capstan
Motor ConfigurationDirect Drive with electronic tension sensing
Headphone AmpYes

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