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Technical Details

Brand: Berlant





Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1954 - 1957

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 10.5"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 50Hz -18kHz

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.07 % at 7½ ips, 0.1% at 3¾ ips

Sound quality rating:7 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 7 / 10

Additional Details


A three motor, three head machine available in mono or stereo and first introduced in 1954. It was 10½” reel capable and featured a built in mic-pre amp. This was a deck only, no power amp, with an output of 0.775 volts at10K ohms at “0 vu” . Connectors are RCA on this model.
There was a balanced output/input version available for professional use.
Features included variable winding torque, large vu meter, interlocked operation (manual – no solenoids on this model) and micro-gap heads.

Additional Info

Total harmonic distortion: 3% / Rewind speed: 2,400 feet per minute / Inputs: 1 microphone 1 line per channel / full & half-track mono, also available in quarter-track and stereo


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