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Brand: Brenell Engineering

Model:Mini 8

Category:Super High Fidelity


Electronics:Solid State

Equalization:NAB , IEC

Country of Manufacture:U.K.

Release dates:1978 - 1983

Original Price: $£3,696

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 7 1/2, 15

Max Reel Size("): 10.5"

Number of heads: 4

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Outputs: XLR Balanced, RCA

Frequency Response:( 2dB): 30 - 20 kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.05%, DIN weighted

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10

Additional Details


Billed by Brenell as “…the
first one-inch tape recorder to bring true professional standards within
the grasp of the smaller budget conscious studio…”, the Mini 8
recorder gave 8 tracks on 25.4mm (1″) tape at 19 and 38 cm/s (7½ and 15 ips).
Featuring full logic interlock with touch-sensitive switches, motion
sensing, digital read-out counter and individual record/standby channel
status, this was an ideal recorder for the small studio and/or the serious
Priced at £3,696 in 1978.

Additional Info

Hum and noise: 60 dB, unweighted, ref 0dB VU / 8-track


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