Studer A810 VU

The B67 can be considered the compact version of the A80 just like the A810 can be considered the compact rack version of the A812. It was presented in 1982 and it has been produced until 1989; it launched the 800 Series, the latest generation of Studer recorders. Thanks to its great variety of optional and to its compact dimensions it became one of the most successful Studer.

It is in the rack version with Vu Meters that it reached its maximum popularity, this model is available also on a trolley. Just like the other products of the Series 800, the A810 presents -for the first time-, setting and storage of audio parameters, mechanical managing through keyboard and service menu, possibility of setting specific levels for two different tapes, equalization CCIR and NAB, 3 (4 optional) speeds and the main functions of tape positioning, such as the zero point or other points in memory. At all inches a Studer of the Modern Era.

Main Technical Features

  • 2 tracks stereo recorder, ¼ inch (6,35 mm).
  • Rack 19” portable recorder with built-in Vu Meters.
  • Tape speeds: 15 - 7.5 – 3,75 ips (38.1 - 19.05 – 9,5 cm/sec.).
  • Servo-controlled tape transport.
  • Capstan controlled by microprocessor quartz reference.
  • Spooling motor control with pulse-width modulation.
  • Equalization: CCIR – NAB switch selectable.
  • Tape Reel: CINE (EIA) -Trident.
  • Tape A and Tape B switch selectable with independent setting and memory storage.
  • Reel size: up to 10,5” (26,5 cm) for metal reels or plates.
  • Balanced XLR input and output.
  • Digital real time display for all 3 speeds; H, Min, Sec.
  • Zero locator; Locator 1; Master Safe-Rec Ready button; Digitally programmable audio parameters with non–volatile storage memory setup; Auto-Mute during FF-REW mode.
  • VU Meters, with independent potentiometers for line-input and line-output.
  • VU Meters monitor of input or output signal switch selectable.
  • Rec-Play calibrated and uncalibrated mode, switch selectable.
  • Buillt-in monitor speaker (optional) and headphone output (jack 6,3mm), for input or output signal.
  • In Line or Butterfly heads.
  • Spooling time: about 125 sec. for 760 mt. of tape.
  • Weight: about 31 Kg
  • Dimensions: H x W x D, 500 x 483 x 237 mm.
  • Power absorption: about 80 W in Stop, 160W Play-Rec, 190W FF-Rew.
  • Voltage selector: from 100 to 240 Volt, 50-60 Hz.

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