TEAC-Tascam                            
Model (see top page for legend)
Year
Heads
F.R.,
±3dB, Hz-kHz
W&F, WRMS,
%
S/N, NR
off, dB
S/N, Best
NR, dB
NR & Bias
Rec. Cal.
Auto
Reverse
Drive
Motors
Weight, kg
Price, MSRP,
USD
Notes
A-24
1970 2 40-12
0.2 50   No
No
No
Open
1 5.0 200  
A-350
1971 2 40-16
0.13 50 58 B
No
No
Open
1 5.3 330  
A-250
1972 2 30-16
0.15 50 58 B
No
No
Open
1 4.5 280  
A-220
1972 2 30-16
0.15 51   No
No
No
Open
1 4.5 240  
A-450 Challenger
1973 2 30-16
0.07 50 60 B/FM
No
No
Open
1 9.5 500  
A-355
1973 2 30-14
0.13 50 60 B
No
No
Open
1 5.4 330  
A-360S
1974 2 30-16
0.07 50 60 B
No
No
Open
1 7.7 380  
A-160
1974 2 30-16
0.15 50 60 B
No
No
Open
1 5.7 260  
A-430
1975 3 40-15
0.07 55 65 B
No
No
Open
2 8.4 500  
A-420
1975 2 30-16
0.07 55 65 B
No
No
Open
2 6.4 350  
A-400
1975 2 30-16
0.08 50 60 B
No
No
Open
1 6.4 300  
PC-10 Esoteric
1976 2 30-16
0.07 53 66 B
No
No
Open
1 5.0 500 Portable
AL-700 Esoteric
1976 3 20-20
    72 B
No
No
Closed
3   1,100 Elcaset, External dbx adaptor DX-10
A-860 Esoteric
1976 3 20-18
0.04 60 90 B/D
Manual
No
Closed
3 18.0 1,750 Pitch control
A-850
1976 3 30-16
0.06 57 67 B
No
No
Open
2 12.7 580  
A-170
1976 2 30-16
0.09 50 60 B
No
No
Open
1 4.5 250  
A-650
1977 2 30-16
0.06 57 67 B
No
No
Open
2 13.0 650  
A-640
1977 2 30-16
0.06 57 67 B
No
No
Open
2 10.9 600  
A-303
1977 2 30-16
0.07 57 67 B
No
No
Open
1 8.2 400  
C-1
1978 3 30-18
0.04 60 70 B
Manual
No
Closed
3 14.5 1,350 Pitch control
A-800
1978 3 30-18
0.05 58 68 B
No
No
Closed
2 13.8 725  
A-700
1978 2 30-16
0.05 57 67 B
No
No
Open
2 10.9 550  
A-601R
1978 2 30-16
0.07 55 65 B
No
Yes
Open
2 12.0 650  
CX-650R
1979 3 40-15
0.06 56 66 B
No
Yes
Open
2 13.2 700  
C-3
1979 3 30-18
0.05 58 68 B
Manual
No
Open
1 10.0 600 Balanced line input/output
C-2
1979 3 30-18
0.05 58 68 B
Manual
No
Open
2 14.1 1,000  
A-550RX
1979 2 30-17
0.05 56 86 B/D
No
Yes
Open
2 10.0 550  
A-510
1979 2 40-14
0.06 56 66 B
No
No
Open
2 9.1 475  
A-500
1979 2 40-14
0.06 56 66 B
No
No
Open
2 9.1 425  
A-300
1979 3 40-14
0.07 55 65 B
No
No
Open
2 7.2 425  
C-3X
1980 3 20-20
0.045 59 92 B/D
Manual
No
Open
2 9.0 650  
C-3RX
1980 3 20-20
0.04 60 92 B/D
Manual
Yes
Open
2 9.4 690  
A-770
1980 3 30-19
0.05 59 69 B
No
No
Open
2 7.0 600  
A-660
1980 2 30-19
0.05 59 69 B
Manual
No
Open
2 6.8 360  
A-510MKII
1980 2 30-20
0.045 56 66 B
No
No
Open
2 9.1 475  
122 1980 3 35-20
0.085 58 68 B
Manual
No
Open
3 9.0 725 Pro., Pitch control, Bal. input/output, Two speeds
V-95RX
1981 3 30-19
0.045 60 91 B/D
No
Yes
Open
3 6.3 625 2 erase heads
V-9
1981 2 30-20
0.04 59 69 B
Manual
No
Open
3 5.5 399  
V-7
1981 3 30-20
0.04 60 70 B
No
No
Open
2 7.0 430  
V-90R
1982 3 30-19
0.045 60 69 B
Manual
Yes
Open
3 6.0 490 2 erase heads
V-80
1982 2 20-19
0.035 60 69 B
No
No
Open
2 6.0 420  
V-70C
1982 2 20-19
0.035 59 74 B/C
No
No
Open
2 6.0 390  
V-5RX
1982 2 30-20
0.035 59 91 B/D
No
No
Open
3 6.0 410  
V-4RX
1982 2 20-19
0.035 59 92 B/D
Manual
Yes
Open
2 7.0 430  
V-3RX
1982 2 20-20
0.03 59 91 B/D
No
Yes
Open
3 9.0 470  
V-2RX
1982 3 20-19
0.035 59 92 B/D
Manual
Yes
Open
2 7.0 520  
V-1RX
1982 3 20-20
0.025 59 92 B/D
Manual
Yes
Open
3 6.0 590  
Z-7000
1983 3 20-22
0.019 60 92 B/C/D
Auto
No
Closed
4 17.9 1,800  
Z-6000
1983 3 20-22
0.019 60 92 B/C/D
Manual
No
Closed
4 16.4 1,400  
Z-5000
1983 3 25-21
0.025 60 92 B/C/D
Manual
No
Closed
3 10.0 1,000  
V-909RX
1983 3 20-18
0.045 59 91 B/C/D
No
Yes
Open
2 7.0 650  
V-707RX
1983 3 20-18
0.045 59 91 B/C/D
No
Yes
Open
2 6.7 500  
V-500X
1983 2 30-20
0.05 55 85 B/C/D
Manual
No
Open
2 6.5 340  
V-900X
1984 3 30-20
0.028 60 92 B/C/D
Auto
No
Closed
3 7.5 725  
V-800X
1984 3 25-19
0.035 59 92 B/C/D
Manual
No
Closed
3 7.5 599  
V-700
1984 3 25-19
0.035 59 79 B/C
Manual
No
Closed
3 7.5 500  
V-530X
1984 2 30-17
0.045 59 90 B/C/D
Manual
No
Open
2 4.9 350  
R-999X
1984 4 20-22
0.025 61 92 B/C/D
Manual
Yes
Closed
6 8.5 899 2 erase heads
R-888X
1984 4 20-20
0.029 60 92 B/C/D
Auto
Yes
Closed
3 6.0 700 2 erase heads
R-777X
1984 2 30-19
0.029 59 91 B/C/D
Manual
Yes
Closed
3 8.0 650  
R-666X
1984 2 30-17
0.045 59 90 B/C/D
No
Yes
Open
2 3.9 459  
R-555
1984 2 30-17
0.045 59 73 B/C
No
Yes
Open
2 3.9 360  
V-850X
1985 3 20-20
0.035 60 92 B/C/D
Auto
No
Closed
3 5.8 580  
V-750
1985 3 20-20
0.035 60 70 B/C
Manual
No
Closed
3 4.9 469  
V-450X
1985 2 30-16
0.06 55 90 B/C/D
No
No
Open
2 3.9 325  
R-606X
1985 2 20-18
0.05 59 90 B/C/D
Manual
Yes
Open
2 5.0 480  
R-505
1985 2 20-18
0.05 59 74 B/C
No
Yes
Open
2 5.0 380  
112R
1986 4 25-20
0.06 60 80 B/C/H
No
Yes
Open
3 4.8 860 Professional, Pitch control, 2 erase heads
112 1986 2 25-19
0.08 59 79 B/C/H
No
No
Open
3 6.1 680 Professional, Pitch control
102 1986 2         B/C/H
No
No
Open
2     Professional
V-970X Esoteric
1987 3 25-20
0.025 60 92 B/C/D/H
Manual
No
Closed
3 5.9 800 Discrete 3-head
V-770
1987 3 25-19
0.03 60 80 B/C/H
Manual
No
Closed
2 4.9 469  
V-670
1987 3 20-21
0.06 60 80 B/C/H
Manual
No
Open
2 5.0 450  
V-550X
1987 2 25-19
0.05 59 90 B/C/D
Manual
No
Open
2 4.9 429  
R-919X Esoteric
1987 4 25-20
0.029 60 92 B/C/D/H
Manual
Yes
Closed
3 5.9 830 2 erase heads
R-616X
1987 3 25-20
0.05 59 90 B/C/D
Manual
Yes
Open
2 5.0 500 2 erase heads
122mkII
1987 3 25-20
0.04 60 80 B/C/H
Manual
No
Open
3 8.4 1,100 Professional, Pitch control, Balanced input/output
V-570
1988 2 20-19
0.06 59 74 B/C/H
Manual
No
Open
2 5.0 350  
V-9000 Esoteric
1990 3 25-21
0.025 60 80 B/C/H
Manual
No
Closed
3 10.1 1,050  
V-680
1990 3 20-21
0.06 60 80 B/C/H
Manual
No
Open
2 5.0 449  
V-580
1990 2 20-19
0.06 59 74 B/C/H
Manual
No
Open
2 5.0 349  
V-10000 Esoteric
1990 3 25-21
0.025 60 84 B/C/S/H
Manual
No
Closed
3 10.1 1,500  
R-9000 Esoteric
1990 4 25-21
0.025 60 80 B/C/H
Manual
Yes
Closed
3 10.1 1,200 2 erase heads
V-7000
1991 3 15-21
0.025 60 80 B/C/H
Manual
No
Closed
4 10.0 800  
V-5000
1991 3 15-21
0.029 60 80 B/C/H
Manual
No
Closed
4 7.9 660  
V-3000
1991 3 15-21
0.06 60 80 B/C/H
Manual
No
Open
2 6.8 500  
V-8000S
1992 3 15-21
0.022 60 84 B/C/S/H
Manual
No
Closed
4 9.6 1,300  
V-7010
1992 3 15-21
0.022 60 80 B/C/H
Manual
No
Closed
4 9.0 1,000  
V-5010
1992 3 15-21
0.027 60 80 B/C/H
Manual
No
Closed
4 8.0 800  
V-3010
1992 3 15-21
0.045 60 80 B/C/H
Manual
No
Open
2 6.9 620  
V-1010
1992 3 15-21
0.045 60 80 B/C/H
Manual
No
Open
2 5.9 450  
V-2020S
1993 3 15-21
0.045 60 84 B/C/S/H
Manual
No
Open
2 5.0 650  
122mkIII
1993 3 25-20
0.04 60 80 B/C/H
Manual
No
Open
3 8.4 1,499 Professional, Pitch control, Balanced input/output
112RmkII
1993 4 25-19
0.04 60 80 B/C/H
No
Yes
Open
3 8.7 1,245 Professional, Pitch control, 2 erase heads
112mkII
1993 2 25-19
0.04 59 79 B/C/H
No
No
Open
3 8.4 1,200 Professional, Pitch control
102mkII
1993 2 25-19
0.045 59 79 B/C/H
No
No
Open
2 4.0   Professional
V-600
1994 2 25-19
0.06 59 79 B/C/H
Auto
No
Open
2 4.5 240  
R-550
1994 2 25-19
0.06 59 79 B/C/H
Auto
Yes
Open
2 4.5 290  
V-8030S
1995 3 15-21
0.022 60 84 B/C/S/H
Manual
No
Closed
4 9.5 1,150  
V-6030S
1995 3 15-21
0.027 60 84 B/C/S/H
Manual
No
Closed
4 8.5 950  
V-2030S
1995 3 15-21
0.045 60 84 B/C/S/H
Manual
No
Open
2 5.0 650  
V-1030
1995 3 15-21
0.045 60 80 B/C/H
Manual
No
Open
2 5.8 400  
R-560
1995 2 25-19
0.06 59 79 B/C/H
Auto
Yes
Open
2 4.5 290  
V-610
1996 2 25-19
0.06 59 79 B/C/H
Auto
No
Open
2 4.0 240  
V-615
1997 2 25-19
0.06 59 79 B/C/H
No
No
Open
2 4.0 240  
V-1050
1998 3 15-21
0.045 60 80 B/C/H
Manual
No
Open
2 4.5 400  
R-565
1998 2 25-19
0.06 59 79 B/C/H
No
Yes
Open
2 4.0 290  
130 1998 3 15-21
0.045 60 80 B/C/H
No
No
Open
2 4.5 540 Professional, Pitch control