* Pioneer RT-1020 L *
A classic model from Pioneer made from 1973-78.
Speed: 3-3/4 and 7-1/2.
Up to 10-1/2 inch reel-size.
4-track, 2 channel stereo + 4-track Quad playback.
The combined 4/2 channel playback head features highly precise
track alignment that gives excellent performance
with frequency response and crosstalk.
In the recording head - only 2-channel stereo recording is possible.
The three head system of course permits proffesional
after-tape monitoring of recording in progress.
For each of the four channels, a 3-stage direct coupled
amplifier with low noise silicon transistors is provided.
It's dynamic range goes to beyond 20dB above VU level.
2-track recorded tapes can also be played.
Independent level controls for LINE and MIC inputs
permit effective mixing of program sources +
sound on sound recording.
Solid state electronic - not mechanical switches
in the recording and playback equalizer circuits
and a dynamic relay in recording bias circuit
prevent those unpleasant click noises
caused by normal switches.
3-position Bias Selector + 2-position Equalizer selector.
To make the best quality of Low noise or High output
tape you can change the settings with both selectors.
Tape tension between 7 or 10-1/2 inch reels
can be changed.
Other controls include seperate record switches
for both channels, a recording indicator.
4-channel or 2 channel playback selector.
Tape / Source monitor switch for front or rear channels.
Headphone jack located on the facepanel.
0.08%WRMS at 7-1/2 speed.
Weight: 47 lbs.