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JVC RD-1555

2-Speed Reel to Reel Tape Recorder (1973)

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JVC RD-1555


The JVC RD-1555 features 3 motors (1 hysteresis synchronous motor, 2 eddy current induction motors), feather touch push-button operation, low noise/normal tape selector switch, sound on sound recording, easy tape loading, auto-stop (auto shutoff switch), individual track recording mechanism, pause button and auto-reverse (mode selector switch).


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

Heads: 2 x record, playback, 2 x erase

Motor: 1 x hysteresis synchronous, 2 x eddy current induction

Equalization: NAB

Tape speeds: 3 34  7 12 ips

Wow and flutter: 0.12% (7 12 ips)

Frequency response: 30Hz to 22kHz (7 12 ips)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 52dB

Total harmonic distortion: 1.2%

Crosstalk: 55dB

Input: 80mV (line), 15mV (DIN), 0.3mV (mic)

Output: 1V (line)

Semiconductors: 12 x transistors, 18 x diodes

Dimensions: 17 x 16 x 8.25 inches

Weight: 34.1lbs

Year: 1973

Note: auto reverse



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