Technics RS-279US

Technics RS-279U

1 9 7 3 1973
1 9 7 4 1974

Rare high-end k7 recorder :
three heads (two are HPF - high-pressure ferrite),
two motors including one brushless DirectDrive,
high 100Khz bias.

Plus feather-touch transport keys, lockable pause function, several LEDs, a photo-electronic auto-stop system and a L/R concentric knob allowing to adjust the level of Dolby noise reduction !

Hardware the '73-kind.

Technics RS-279US, image 1
Technics RS-279US specifications
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Recording system : 100Khz AC bias, AC erase
Motors : 1x DD brushless (capstan)
1x DC (reels)
Heads : 2x HPF (rec/play)
1x ferrite (erase)
Tape speed : 4,8cm/s
Wow & flutter : < 0,10%
± 0,2% (DIN)
FF& Rew time : 100s (C60)
Frequency response : 20Hz...16Khz (Type I)
30Hz...13Khz (Type I, DIN)
20Hz...18Khz (Type II)
30Hz...14Khz (Type II, DIN)
S/N ratio : 50dB (DIN)
60dB (DIN, Dolby ON)
Inputs : 0,3mV / 200...600 Ohm (2x MIC)
30mV / 50kOhm (line)
Outputs : 0,5V / 50kOhm (line)
8 Ohm (headphones)
Semiconductors : 53x transistors
30x diodes
2x FET
1x SCR
PC : 30W
Dimensions : 44 x 11,5 x 32,5cm
Weight : 9kg.
List price : 4824FF (1974)
Optional : RP-9275 remote control box
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