Tandberg TD 20
4 Motor Reel to Reel Tape Recorder (1977-94)
Tandberg has a long standing reputation for the creation of excellent and versatile tape recorders.
For years, Tandberg recording technique has set a performance standard for the industry.
In addition to the popular TD 20A, two new versions, the TD 20A-SE and TD 20-SES have been added to the series.
These models feature the unique new special tape equalization circuits which improve the S/N ratio up to 80 dB without any noise reduction circuits involved.
TD 20A-SES is a special model for studio use and includes balanced transformer inputs and outputs through professional XLR sockets.
Track system: 4-track, 2-channel, stereo/monaural system
Heads: 1 x playback, 1 x record, 1 x erase
Reel size: up to 10.5 inch reel
Tape speeds: 3 3⁄4 7 1⁄2 ips
Frequency response: 20Hz to 30kHz (7 1⁄2 ips)
Signal to Noise Ratio: 66dB
Total harmonic distortion: 2%
Input: 50mV (line), 0.2mV (mic)
Output: 1.5V (line)
Dimensions: 435 x 450 x 195mm
Note: optional 2 track heads / 15 ips
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Reviewed Feb 21st, 2015 by desertdog
Best deck I ever had, wished I never sold it.(the wife didn't like it???)