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TEAC A-1500

Stereophonic Tape Recorder (1966)

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TEAC A-1500


The TEAC model A-1500 stereo tape deck offers four hours of uninterrupted playback by a unique automatic reverse system.

Three motors and four heads assure superb performance from an all push-button system delivering professional quality sound.

Additional features include ADD recording and stereo echo.


Track system: 4/2-track, 2-channel, stereo/monaural system

Heads: 1 x record, 2 x playback, 1 x erase

Motor: 1 x capstan, 2 x reel

Reel size: up to 7 inch reel

Tape speeds: 3 34  7 12 ips

Wow and flutter: 0.12% (7 12 ips)

Frequency response: 30Hz to 20kHz (7 12 ips)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 50dB

Crosstalk: 50dB

Input: 100mV (line), 1mV (mic)

Output: 1.0V (line)

Weight: 42lbs

Year: 1966


service manual   English - Frank5546

instruction/owners manual   English - JPC

U flyer   English - rsigurdson

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Reviewed Mar 20th, 2015 by julioxkingbeat

Good, sturdy and very heavy deck. Just pulled it out of storage after 40 years and it started right up. Got the ugly portable version but it has the same features as the nice wooden sided one.



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