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Realistic 999B

Stereo Tape Deck (1973)

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Realistic 999B


The Realistic 999B is the perfect addition to your stereo system.

The 3-speed, 4-track deck has three heads that enable you to make professional sound on sound recordings and create special effects by adding voice, background or accompaniment to previously recorded sounds.

Tape/Source monitor lets you hear material as it's recorded.

Other features include level controls and VU meters for each channel to assure perfect stereo balance, front panel mike jacks for live recordings, separate power On/Off switch, headphone jack, single knob function control for Stop, Play, Fast Forward , Rewind and Pause, instant speed change switch, and more.


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

Reel size: up to 7 inch reel

Tape speeds: 1 78  3 34  7 12 ips

Frequency response: 40Hz to 20kHz (7 12 ips)

Semiconductors: 19 x transistors, 6 x diodes

Dimensions: 16 x 13-1/4 x 7-3/8 inches

Weight: 22lbs

Year: 1973



re: 999B

What choice of Tape would you use for this machine? Normal? I would imagine the higher quality tapes would be a wast?

re: 999B

Love it. They don't have it's 4 channel cousin on this site yet. Realistic 494 .

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