Brand: Brenell Engineering
Country of Manufacture:U.K.
Release dates:1958 - 1961
Original Price: $£59
Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Frequency Response:50Hz - 14kHz at 7½ ips
Wow and Flutter:less than 0.2% at 7½ ips
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 6 / 10
A three-speed 2 track mono
machine with a maximum spool size of 7″ from the Brenell Engineering
Company in Doughty Street, London W.C.1.
Features included interlocked push button tape transport, printed circuit
board amplifiers, separate bass and treble controls, high quality 8″
x 5″ internal speaker, pause control and a “contemporary”
style wooden cabinet for improved acoustic performance.
An EM84 magic eye was used to display recording levels and a digital
revolution counter was incorporated.
Valve complement: EF86 pre-amp. ECC83 a.f. amplifier. EL84 a.f. output / h.f. bias oscillator. EZ40 mains rectifier. EM84 record level indicator. 0A81- record level rectifier / Rewind speed: 55 seconds for 1,200ft tape / Audio output power: 4 watts / Inputs: radio, mic / Speaker(s): single internal 8″ x 5″ / Dimensions: 15 x 15 x 7″ (381 x 381 x 178 mm) / Weight: 30 lbs (13.65 kg) / half-track mono