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Technics RS-1700

4-Track 2-Channel Reel to Reel Tape Recorder (1978-84)

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Technics RS-1700


Features of the Technics RS-1700 tape recorder include automatic reverse operation, a 6-head system, 2-tape tension controlled DC brushless direct drive motor, photo electronic auto-stop sensing, tension roller switches and take-up reel table servo control system.


Track system: auto reverse, 4-track, 2-channel, stereo system

Heads: 2 x erase/record, 2 x playback

Motor: 2 x reel, 1 x capstan

Reel size: up to 10.5 inch reel

Equalization: NAB

Tape speeds: 3 34  7 12  15 ips

Wow and flutter: 0.018% (15 ips)

Frequency response: 30Hz to 30kHz (15 ips)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 66dB

Total harmonic distortion: 0.8%

Input: 60mV (line), 0.25mV (mic)

Output: 0.775V (line)

Dimensions: 456 x 446 x 258mm

Weight: 25.7kg


instruction/owners manual   English Deutsch Espanol Nederlands Svenska -

service manual (vol 1)  English - Boots

service manual (vol 2)  English - Boots

brochure   English - shadows08

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Reviewed Oct 01st, 2015 by dgoulet

Fantastic recorder , just a gem I recommend one
built like a tank



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