4-Channel Multitrack Tape Deck with Simul-Sync
The new TEAC A-3440 represents another advancement on an already widely accepted technological base.
The previous A-3340S with Simul-Sync established the popularity of four channel tape decks with over-dub facility.
To a large segment of people who are seriously involved in creative music, both as artists and as professionals, decks such as the TEAC trail blazing A3340S satisfied a need.
Now the A3440 goes a step further by utilising the experience gained from producing truly professional tape decks, such as the Tascam 80-8.
Track system: 4-track, 4-channel, stereo/multi channel system
Heads: 1 x erase, 1 x record, 1 x playback
Motor: 2 x reel, 1 x capstan
Reel size: up to 10.5 inch reel
Tape speeds: 7 1⁄2 15 ips
Wow and flutter: 0.04% (15 ips)
Frequency response: 25Hz to 24kHz (15 ips)
Signal to Noise Ratio: 55dB
Total harmonic distortion: 0.8%
Input: 60mV (line), 0.25mV (mic)
Output: 0.3V (line)
Dimensions: 445 x 523 x 235mm
Accessories: connection cords, RE-1002 empty reel, NAB reel hub adaptors, splicing tape
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TEAC Reel to Reels
As a reel to reel I gave it a reasonable rating because the unit worked well and gave me that 60's sound that you can get with a good tape instrument. But. I also record digitally and the noise floor on this unit is quite high, but again not bad for a 4 channel tape deck. Wow and Flutter however was excellent and within specifications. - 8/10 by Dave Meckanic
JUST GREAT - 10/10 by soufis