Initially it was a stereo recorder / player aimed at the disk mastering industry. A monophonic model was also developed. A twin track version with an independent erase head for each track, and was aimed at the radio broadcast industry.
In 1984 a full time coded SMPTE / EBU version was introduced and became the industry standard for audio transfers for film applications around the world. The different models, although mechinically very similar, were easily identifiable by the removable control panel or “keyboard” mounted on the front. (The machine in the above picture is equipped with the TACA-TC keyboard).
The T-Audio manages rells up to 10.5 inches in diameter and can be equipped with a magnitude of different options and accessories for many different applications.
|Power supply||220V - 240V|
|Reel size||26 cm|
|Headphones||Stereo jack 6.35mm|
|Stereo / Mono||Stereo|
|Drive method||Direct drive|
|Speeds||3 3/4 - 7 1/2 ips|