Tascam 8 Track, 1/2" Reel-to-Reel tape recorder. 80-8

TEAC; Tokyo

  • Year
  • 1980 ??
  • Category
  • Sound/Video Recorder and/or Player
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 337318
    • Brand: Tascam

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Transistors
  • Semiconductors present.
  • Semiconductors
  • Main principle
  • Audio-Amplification
  • Wave bands
  • - without
  • Details
  • Tape Recorder; Hi-Fi equipment
  • Power type and voltage
  • Alternating Current supply (AC) / 117-240 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • - For headphones or amp.
  • Material
  • Metal case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: Tascam 8 Track, 1/2" Reel-to-Reel tape recorder. 80-8 - TEAC; Tokyo
  • Shape
  • Tablemodel, low profile (big size).
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 445 x 636 x 305 mm / 17.5 x 25 x 12 inch
  • Notes
  • Tascam 80-8, eight-Track, 1/2" Reel-to-Reel tape recorder.

    Can be connected to the Tascam DBX Noise Reduction Module DX-8 for increased noise reduction.

     MECHANICAL  

    Reel Size: 10½" maximum, NAB hub only
    Tape Speeds: 15 ips
    Speed Accuracy:

    ±0.5 % RMS (NAB) , weighted; ±0.06 peak (ANSI), weighted; Measured with flutter test tape.

    Fast Wind Time: 120 seconds, for 2400 feet of tape.
    Start Time: less than 0.5 sec.
    Capstan Motor:

    Synchronous motor.

    Reel Motors: 2-AC eddy current induction motors
    Head Configuration: 3 heads; erase, record, and reproduce

    ELECTRICAL

    Line Input: Level :- l0dB (0.3V) nominal. Impedance: greater than 20 k ohms, unbalanced
    Line Output:

    Level : - 10dB (0 .3V) nominal. Load impedance: greater than 10 k ohms, unbalanced

    Record Level Calibration: 0 VU referenced to 250 nWb/m (nano Webers per meter) tape flux level.
    Bias and Erase:

    100 kHz

    Frequency Response: 40 Hz - 18 kHz, ±3 dB (Sync and Repro mode)
    Distortion: 1 % at 400 Hz, 0 VU
    Total Harmonic Distortion: 3 % at 10 dB above 0 VU
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

    65 dB weighted, 60 dB unweighted, referenced to 3 % THD level (10 dB above 0 VU) or 826.4 nWb/m.

    Power Requirement:

    117V, 60Hz, 200W (USA. Model)
    220V, 50Hz, 200W (Europe Model)
    240V, 50Hz, 200W (UK/ Australia Model)

  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 35 kg / 77 lb 1.5 oz (77.093 lb)
  • Mentioned in
  • - - Manufacturers Literature (Tascam series 80-8 Owner's reference Manual)
  • Author
  • Model page created by Alessandro De Poi. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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