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Brand: Berlant

Model:BRX-1

Category:Vintage (Pre 1960, some recorders were so good, they belong in above categories)

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1955 - 1958

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2, 15

Max Reel Size("): 10.5"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 15 ips: 50Hz - 15kHz

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.1 % at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:7 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 7 / 10

Additional Details

Description

A professional  broadcast recorder with single-track erase and record heads and dual-track playback
head, thus playing both dual and single track tapes.  The performance was much the same as the 20/20 model.
Three motors were employed including a new improved hysteresis synchronous direct drive type giving a timing accuracy of better than 99.8%.
The preamplifier section contained a two-channel microphone and line mixer with a standard broadcast VU meter. A unique feature was the AB test fader which permitted the user to monitor
either the incoming signal from the microphone or line input, or a mixture of the two – or to monitor off the playback head after recording.

Additional Info

Rewind speed: 2,400 feet per minute / Inputs: 1 microphone 1 line per channel / dual or binaural

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