1963 Roberts 1055
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The 1055 was a single motor, two speed quarter-track stereo recorder with auto shut-off and two internal speakers.

It featured all-valve circuitry and could be operated either in a vertical or horizontal position.

A single VU meter was switchable to indicate either left or right record level.

Price when new - $US 269.95

There are additional images and a circuit diagram for this recorder on the CD-ROM.


Specifications at a glance
Model
1055
Year
1963
Price when new (in the USA)
269.95
Track system
quarter-track stereo
Heads
two
Motors
single 24-slot wave wound motor
Maximum reel size
7"
Tape speeds
7½ and 3¾ ips
Frequency response ( 2 dB)
7½ ips: 40Hz - 15kHz
Wow & flutter
less than 0.2% at 7½ ips
Bias frequency
95kHz
Valve complement
ECC81 x 2, ECL82 x 2, EZ81
Speaker(s)
two internal speakers
Dimensions
15 x 13½ x 7½" (381 x 343 x 191 mm)
Weight
27 lbs (12.3 kg)
 
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