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Tandberg 74

Stereo Tape Deck (1964-65)

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Tandberg 74


The Tandberg model 74 is a complete quarter-track, three speed stereo, record, and playback unit with two heads.

It is equipped with separate record and playback pre-amplifiers for each channel. The combined record/power output amplifiers can be switched between record amplifiers or playback power amplifiers.

The model 74B is similar to the model 74, but is furnished with a playback pre-amplifier output stage, for each channel, in addition to the combined record/ power output amplifier, and a center channel output.


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

Heads: 1 x combined record/playback, 1 x erase

Motor: four-pole asynchronous

Reel size: up to 7 inch reel

Equalization: NAB

Tape speeds: 1 78  3 34  7 12 ips

Wow and flutter: 0.15% (7 12 ips)

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

Signal to Noise Ratio: 53dB

Total harmonic distortion: 5%

Crosstalk: 60dB

Output power: 2 x 3 watts

Speakers: 2 x 7x4"

Semiconductors: 2 x AC107

Valve complement: 1 x ECC82, 2 x ECC83, 2 x ECL86, 2 x EAM86

Dimensions: 15-3/8 x 11-13/16 x 5-7/8 inches

Weight: 27.6lbs

Finish: teak cabinet

Year: 1964


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