The MX-5050 series recorders are professional quality two-speed audio tape recorder/reproducers designed for optimum performance and long life.
Among the many professional features of the MX-5050 series are: selective reproduction, motion sensing, an edit control that permits spilling, an adjustable cueing control for audible monitoring in the fast-forward and rewind modes, a built-in two frequency low distortion test and cue-tone oscillator, a computerized elapsed time indicator with a digital LED display, front adjustable record bias, equalization, and level controls, active balanced input and output circuits, a reference flux level indicator on the front amplifier panel, a standard reference level output switch, separate line and microphone input level controls for each channel, switches for recording levels, equalization, microphone, and output level attenuators, play-back equalization pots for each speed, a memory stop for automatically stopping the tape in the rewind mode at a predetermined position, ceramic tape guides, big head housing, lower transport noise, and improved specifications for distortion, erase effect, and signal and noise ratio.
•Unit does not come with XLR->RCA Adaptors shown in the photo. A copy of the manual will be provided.
•Unit serviced (including head lapping) by Tom Rappolt of Audio Magnetic Professionals (a.k.a. AMP) of West Palm Beach.
•The unit will be shipped with a courtesy pre-recorded NOS 7" SM-468 mixtape which was recorded in this same machine from a high quality analog source.
Track system: 2-track, 2-channel, stereo system
Heads: 1 x 2T playback, 1 x 4T playback, 1 x record, 1 x erase
Motor: 2 x reel, 1 x capstan
Reel size: 7 or 10.5 inch reel
Equalization: NAB, IEC
Tape speeds: 3.75, 7 1⁄2 & 15 ips
Wow and flutter: 0.06% (15 ips)
Frequency response: 30Hz to 20kHz (15 ips)
Signal to Noise Ratio: 66dB
Total harmonic distortion: 0.5%
Dimensions: 20.75” h x 17” w x 9” d
Finish: dark grey leather finish
Accessories: 2 x hub reel hold down
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