Recognized as one of the best reel to reel tape decks, for sale is a Pioneer RT-707 in very fine physical condition that has been recently fully serviced by an exceptional audio technician, Spectrum Electronics.
Atop the last photo includes the service receipt which includes: tear down; clean and lube motor and bearings; recondition all controls, switches, trimmers; adjust rec. etc.; polish heads; clean capstan and pinch roller; set speed; run in and check all functions complete.
As a result, it delivers beautiful sound, records perfectly and operates smooothly.
The tape counter belt is new.
All lamps illuminate.
The fourth photo was taken at a a second exposure to illustrate actual motion of the reels.
Heads: 4 (record, erase, FWD play, REV play)
Motor: Capstan (FG-system, AC servo, direct drive)
Motors: Reel (6-pole inner rotor induction type)
Tape Speed: 7 1/2 and 3 3/4 IPS
Wow and Flutter: Less than 0.05% or 0.08% WRMS (7 1/2 IPS or 3 3/4 IPS)
Signal to Noise Ratio: More than 58dB
THD: Less than 1%
Frequency Response 7 1/2 IPS: 20Hz to 28kHz
Frequency Response 3 3/4 IPS: 20Hz to 20kHz
Crosstalk: More than 50dB
Channel Separation: More than 50dB
Erasure Rate: More than 70dB
Recording Bias Frequency: 125kHz
Equalization: NAB Standards
Weight net: 44 Pounds
Depth: 319 mm
Mic Level (L, R)
Line Level (L, R)
Pitch: +/- 6%
Speed: 7 1/2 or 3 3/4
Record Mode Left: On/Off
Record Mode Right: On/Off
Repeat (counter interlocked)
dB Level Left (+3 to -20)
dB Level Right (+3 to -20)
Tape Counter: 4 digit
Unswitched AC Outlet
DIN (Line In/Out)
Output (L, R)
Input (L, R)
Output Level Left
Output Level Right
Conservatively rated at an 8. Please study the high resolution images.
Included are 2 pre-recorded reel to reel tapes: Steven Stills 2, Mongo SantaMaria and one blank.
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