As seen on ABC Primetime show LOST circa 1974 DARMA initiative!
Tandberg Tape Deck — is designed to
fulfil the most sophisticated requirements of the international high
fidelity market. Behind this new tape deck stands Tandberg, maker of
tape machines ranked in a class apart on world markets.
MECHANICAL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
Operational reliability and quality have been
assigned top priority in the 9000X. Modern technology and design have
created at tape transport mechanism that meets professional demands for
precision and stability. As an added advantage, the 9000X is designed
to facilitate service.
Provided with a hysteresis synchronous
motor that ensures stable tape handling during both recording and
playback, the Tandberg 9000X also features two motors used exclusively
for last forward/rewind. Moreover, a servobrake maintains proper tape
tension under all conditions.
pushbutton control over the different modes and functions has been a
prime objective. Tape handling system is based on advanced logic
circuitry. Fingertip controls ensure unsurpassed operating ease and
reliability. Controls feature built-in indicator lamps that show
currently activated functions. Combined with operational
stability and design sophistication, Series 9000X provides all
functions normally expected in a highly advanced Tandberg tape deck:
AB-test, Sound-on-sound, echo and other special effects. Tandberg
Crossfield technique ensures superb recording quality. Series 9000X is
intended especially for use in a Tandberg music system together with,
for example, a Tandberg receiver/ amplifier, a record player and
Separate illuminated meter for each channel
shows equalized peak recording or playback level. Input or output level
regulated by linear motion potentiometers.
In mono — line source with
microphone, microphone with microphone or line source with line source.
Series 9000X is equipped with a photo-electric
stop. At the end of the tape or when a transparent tape is used, a
photo-transistor will trigger the logic system and bring the tape to a
fast and precise stop.
Adjusted for low noise, highest output tape. Maximum reel
diameter, 7”. Provided with reel locks (permit use in vertical
position). Supplied in half and quarter track versions. On request,
Series Y000X can be equipped for 4-channel quadrophonic playback.
Cabinet in walnut.
Dimensions: Length 15.7” (40 cm), height 7”
(18 cm), depth 16.1” (41 cm). Weight: 34.5 lbs (15.5 kg).
TWO(2) Original Instruction Manuals. A "Preliminary
Instruction Manual" cut sheet, Original 4 Color Flyer (See Above)
Original August 1973 Stereo Review Tandberg 900x Stereo Tape Deck
Review (pp. 47-50)