Reel to Reel Tape Recorder (1977-84)
Magnificent musical performance, compact and efficient size, unfailing electronics, stress free mechanics. The RT-707 reflects Pioneer's stay ahead success in Hi-Fi by offering all the things you know you need in an open reel deck, and then some.
Design is 4-head, 3-motor, 2-speed (19/9.5 cm/sec), auto reverse (playback only), continuous play with pitch controllable AC Servo Direct Drive capstan. Format is quarter inch, 4-track, 2-channel stereo. Performance is 0.05% WRMS wow/flutter, 58dB signal-to-noise, 20 to 28,000Hz frequency response.
And the extras are 2-step Bias, 2-step EQ, ± 6% Pitch Control, Permalloy heads, independent mic/line with mixing, wide-throw VUs, auto reverse / infinite play and auto reversing index, electronic switching (logic circuit), Pause, REC ON/OFF switching for each channel, and lots more.
This new Pioneer Series 700 open reel deck sounds as good as it looks - the rich and dependable sound of the best old-fashioned decks, plus the technical advantages and conveniences of the new generation of Hi-Fi tape machines. Stay ahead in Hi-Fi with Pioneer.
Track system: 4-track, 2-channel, stereo system
Heads: 2 x playback, 1 x record, 1 x erase
Motor: 2 x reel, 1 x capstan
Reel size: up to 7 inch reel
Tape speeds: 3 3⁄4 7 1⁄2 ips
Wow and flutter: 0.05% (7 1⁄2 ips)
Frequency response: 20Hz to 28kHz (7 1⁄2 ips)
Signal to Noise Ratio: 58dB
Total harmonic distortion: 1%
Input: 50mV (line), 0.25mV (mic)
Output: 0.45V (line)
Semiconductors: 67 x transistors, 47 x diodes
Dimensions: 480 x 230 x 356mm
Accessories: PR-85 metal reel, connecting cords, head cleaning kit, sensing tape, splicing tape
instruction/owners manual - Herbman1975
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Reviewed Sep 26th, 2016 by konajoe
Bought mine off an old repair tech about 20 years ago. Paid less than $150 for it back then. It still works like a dream. Glad I had the opportunity to tell someone besides my wife!
Reviewed Mar 21st, 2016 by matthewnorth
I have owned 2 Rt707s for many years, very solid but was never convinced of the sound. recently I bought a new spool of LPR 35 tape and boy thats what it needed. if you want a good hifi reel to reel this is one of the very best.
Reviewed Dec 19th, 2014 by nelutu
Little but M uch better sound than akai or teac
Reviewed Oct 02nd, 2014 by reelplayer