Roberts Rheem Califone

 

1966 Roberts 400X reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
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Roberts Rheem Califone Reel To Reel Tape Recorders

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Year
Model
Ad
Unit in Museum collection
Specifications

1960

Roberts Duet 191-FT

1961 Roberts Duet 191 reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
1960 Roberts Duet 191 reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
  • Freq Response 40 - 9500 kHz
  • Signal to Noise  55 Db
  • Speed  3.75 & 7.5 ips (15 ips adapter available)
  • Motors 1
  • Reels7"
  • Timing accuracy .18%
  • Weight 34 lbs
  • Price $289.50

For more, please go to this link

A reminder that the prices listed are what the item originally sold for in the year it was released.

1962

Roberts Duet 192-FT

1962 Roberts 192-FT reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
1962 Roberts 192-FT reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
  • Freq Response 40 - 15,00 kHz
  • Signal to Noise  55 Db
  • Speed  3.75 & 7.5 ips (15 ips adapter available)
  • Motors 1
  • Reels7"
  • Timing accuracy .18%
  • Weight 28 lbs
  • Price $349.95

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1963

Roberts Duet 1057

1962 Roberts 1057reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
1962 Roberts 1057 reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
  • Freq Response 40 - 15,00 kHz
  • Signal to Noise  55 Db
  • Speed  3.75 & 7.5 ips (15 ips adapter available)
  • Motors 1
  • Reels7"
  • Timing accuracy .18%
  • Weight 28 lbs
  • Price $339.95

No longer in our collection

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1963

Roberts 400

1962 Roberts 400 reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
1962 Roberts 400 reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
  • Freq Response 40 - 17,00 kHz
  • Signal to Noise  45 Db
  • Speed  3.75 & 7.5 ips (15 ips adapter available)
  • Motors 3
  • Reels7"
  • Timing accuracy .15%
  • Weight 72 lbs
  • Price $699.95

For more, please go to this link

No longer in our collection

 

1963

Rheem Califone 73-T

1976 Pioneer RT2044 reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
1976 Rheem Califone 72-X  reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
  • Freq Response  ? kHz
  • Signal to Noise  ? Db
  • Speed  3.75 & 7.5 ips
  • Motors 1
  • Reels7"
  • Timing accuracy ?%
  • Weight 30 lbs
  • Price $329.50

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1964

Roberts 1055

1961 Roberts 1055 reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection  1962 Roberts 330 reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
1964 Roberts 1055 reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
  • Freq Response 50 - 15,00 kHz
  • Signal to Noise  42 Db
  • Speed  3.75 & 7.5 ips (15 ips adapter available)
  • Motors 1
  • Reels7"
  • Timing accuracy .2%
  • Weight 22 lbs
  • Price $269.95

For more, please go to this link

No longer in our collection

 

1964

Roberts 330

1962 Roberts 330 reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
1962 Roberts 330 reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
  • Freq Response 40 - 15,00 kHz
  • Signal to Noise  45 Db
  • Speed  3.75 & 7.5 ips
  • Motors 1
  • Reels7"
  • Timing accuracy .2%
  • Weight 27 lbs
  • Price $349.95

For more, please go to this link

 

1964

Roberts 770A

1964 Roberts 770A reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
1964 Roberts 770A reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
  • Freq Response 40 - 22,00 kHz
  • Signal to Noise  55 Db
  • Speed 1.875, 3.75 & 7.5 ips (15 ips adapter)
  • Motors 1
  • Reels7"
  • Timing accuracy .12%
  • Weight 49 lbs
  • Price $449.95

For more, please go to this link

 

1965

Roberts 400X

1965 Roberts 400X reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
1965 Roberts 400X reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
  • Freq Response 40 - 22,00 kHz
  • Signal to Noise  45 Db
  • Speed 1.875, 3.75 & 7.5 ips (15 ips adapter)
  • Motors 3
  • Reels 7" & 10" with adapters
  • Timing accuracy .12%
  • Weight 49 lbs
  • Price $799.95

For more, please go to this link

 

1965

Roberts 5000X

1965 Roberts 5000X reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
1965 Roberts 400X reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
  • Freq Response 25 - 20 kHz
  • Signal to Noise  70 Db
  • Speed  3.75 & 7.5 ips
  • Motors 3
  • Reels 7" & 10" with adapters
  • Timing accuracy .12%
  • Weight 70 lbs
  • Price $699.95

For more, please go to this link

No longer in our collection

 

1965

Roberts 6000

1965 Roberts 6000 reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
1965 Roberts 6000reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
  • Freq Response 40 - 20,00 kHz
  • Signal to Noise  45 Db
  • Speed   15/16, 1.875, 3.75 & 7.5 ips
  • Motors 1
  • Reels 5"
  • Timing accuracy .3%
  • Weight 12 lbs
  • Price $359.95

For more, please go to this link

No longer in our collection

 

1966

Roberts 770X

1966 Roberts 770X reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
1966 Roberts 770X reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
  • Freq Response 40 - 22,00 kHz
  • Signal to Noise  65 Db
  • Speed  1.875, 3.75 & 7.5 ips
  • Motors 1
  • Reels 7"
  • Timing accuracy .12%
  • Weight 48 lbs
  • Price $499.95

For more, please go to this link

 

1968

Roberts 1000

1969 Roberts 1000 reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
1969 Roberts 1000 reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
  • VIDEO
  • TV signal NTSC
  • Video rec speed 11.25 ips
  • Resolution 200 lines
  • Audio band width 100 to 10,000 Hz
  • AUDIO
  • Freq Response 30 - 19,00 kHz @ 7.5
  • Signal to Noise  45 Db
  • Speed  3.75 & 7.5 ips
  • Motors 3
  • Reels 7"
  • Timing accuracy .15%
  • Weight 76 lbs
  • Price $1,000 - with TV monitor & camera $1,500
  • Billboard July 6, 1968

For more, please go to this link

 

1970

Roberts 333X

1970 Roberts 333X cassette, 8-track & reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
1970 Roberts 333X cassette, 8-track & reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
  • Freq Response 40 - 20,00 kHz
  • Signal to Noise  45 Db
  • Speed  1.875, 3.75 & 7.5 ips
  • Motors 1
  • Reels 5"
  • Timing accuracy .3%
  • Weight 36 lbs
  • Price $359.95

For more, please go to this link

   

1970

Roberts 610X

1970 Roberts ad for the  610X reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
1970 Roberts 610X reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
  • Freq Response 40 - 20,00 kHz
  • Signal to Noise  45 Db
  • Speed  1.875, 3.75 & 7.5 ips + 15 w/adapters
  • Motors 1
  • Reels 5" & 7" with extenders
  • Timing accuracy .3%
  • Weight 12 lbs
  • Price $359.95

For more, please go to this link

No longer in our collection

         
 

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