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Auto Reverse Stereo Cassette Deck (1984)

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Type: auto reverse, 3-head, single compact cassette deck

Track System: 4-track, 2-channel stereo

Tape Speed: 4.76 cm/s

Heads: 1 x record/playback, 2 x erase

Motor: 2 x capstan, 1 x reel, 1 x aux, 1 x glide panel

Tape Type: type I, Cr02, Metal

Noise Reduction: B, C, DBX

Frequency Response: 25Hz to 21kHz  (Metal tape)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 91dB  (DBX)

Wow and Flutter: 0.03%

Total Harmonic Distortion: 3%

Input: 60mV (line)

Output: 0.5V (line)

Dimensions: 436 x 119 x 350mm

Weight: 8kg

Year: 1984


service manual   English - klm1969

brochure   English - andromeda

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Reviewed Jan 06th, 2016 by caliyoung

I owe a 777 for almost 10 years by now.
It is a suprisingly good deck from the heydays of TEAC.
Although it is a 2 header, it worths to look ! 2 DD capstan motor spinning in opposite direction, so speed is very stable (these are the same rock stable DD motors TEAC used in the Z-5000 and in the V-900, and last but not least in the R-999.

It has unique appearance , a little bit too much plastic on the front.

Sound wise the 777 and 999 do not differ significantly. Equals to other TEACs in that price range. But the playing quality is extreme good. If you happen to play recordings of a SUPERDECK (eg. Z-7000, REVOX 215) you'll be amazed with the dynamics.

Weakness: (not only the 777, but most of these series) Inside the mechanism the cam motor rotates a guide pulley, which moves a control arm. This is made out of white plastic, and can break. In this case the mechanism is not stable in the selected mode anymore. To glue it properly, you have to be a really good mechanics indeed.

I hope it helps.



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