Fostex model 20
Two Track Recorder / Reproducer
The Fostex model 20 is a 1/4 inch tape, 3 head, 2 track, 2 channel master recorder.
A cue track is located in the centre between the two tracks for recording and playback of SMPTE time code signals.
In addition to regular features of tape locate and dump edit in master recorders, this transport can be synchronised with a VTR and multi channel recorder.
Track system: 2-track, 2-channel, stereo system
Heads: 1 x record, playback, 1 x erase, 1 x timecode playback
Motor: 2 x reel, 1 x capstan
Reel size: 7 inch reel
Equalization: NAB, IEC
Tape speeds: 7 1⁄2 15 ips
Wow and flutter: 0.06% (15 ips)
Frequency response: 30Hz to 22kHz (15 ips)
Signal to Noise Ratio: 70dB
Total harmonic distortion: 1%
Input: 300mV (line)
Output: 0.3V (line)
Dimensions: 14 x 13.5 x 8.5 inches
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