Brand: Bang & Olufsen
Category:Mid High Fidelity (most Japanese recorders fall into this category)
Country of Manufacture:Denmark
Release dates:1967 - 1970
Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Half-Track
Frequency Response:(all 2 dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz - 16kHz
Wow and Flutter:
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
The Beocord 1100 came out in 1967 and was basically an updated (auto stop and some cosmetic changes) version of the Beocord 1000. It was the only mono machine that B&O made in the late 60’s.
It was an all transistor, half-track hi-fi mono recorder with quite a few features including:
3 tape speeds, reel sizes up to 7″, 10-watt internal amplifier and inbuilt speakers.
Bias frequency: 100kHz / Rewind speed: 200 seconds for 1800ft tape / Audio output power: 10 watts / Inputs: radio, gram and mike / Outputs: external speaker, low impedance headphones / Dimensions: 8 x 18 x 11¾” (202 x 445 x 295 mm) / Weight: 28 lbs (12.72 kg) / quarter-track mono