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TEAC A-4000S

Stereo Tape Player

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TEAC A-4000S


The TEAC A-4000S series 4-track deck/player is a high quality equipment designed to serve those engaged in sound recording as a profession.

The player is available in the following models:

Model A-4000S stereo player - three motor, four head mechanism with built in pre-amplifiers mounted in a wooden cabinet.

Model RA-40S record amplifier - accessory electronics for use with the A-4000S tape player to make it a complete recorder.

Model A-4010S stereo tape deck - factory assembled set of tape player and record amplifier complete with a wooden cabinet.

The deck has an extra playback head for automatic reverse play, eliminating the need to turn the tape over when the end of the reel is reached.


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

Heads: 2 x playback, 1 x erase, 1 x record

Motor: 2 x reel, 1 x capstan

Reel size: up to 7 inch reel

Equalization: NAB, EIA

Tape speeds: 3 34  7 12 ips

Wow and flutter: 0.12% (7 12 ips)

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

Signal to Noise Ratio: 50dB

Crosstalk: 40dB

Input: 140mV (line), 0.25mV (mic)

Output: 1V (line)

Dimensions: 17-3/8 x 17-7/16 x 8-1/2 inches

Weight: 44lbs



re: A-4000S

I was able to find the replacement drive belts a while back, but I didn't want to guess about how to replace them. Thanks for having this information online!

Teac A4010s

Thanks kindly for taking the time to provide this VALUABLE document for those of us who own this find and distinguished old reel-to-reel (and who also want to keep it running!)

Teac A-4000 S

Thank you so much for posting this great instruction manual ..


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Teac A-4010

Thank you. This is great! This instruction manual was kind of hard to find, until I ran across your website. Great original instructions with electrical schematics and everything, instantly available in .pdf format. So hats off to you!

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