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Brand: Brenell Engineering

Model:Mk V

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

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:U.K.

Release dates:1958 - 1961

Tracks:

Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 3"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 15 ips: 40 - 20kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.05% at 15 ips, 0.1% at 7½ ips, 0.15% at 3¾ ips, 0.25% at 1 ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:45dB at 7½ ips

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

The Mk 5 was the basic Brenell
model upon which the later Mk5 series 2 and the Mk 5 type M were based.
Two track mono, four tape speeds up to 15 ips with frequency correction
at all speeds, three motors (capstan drive – hysteresis synchronous).
Wow and flutter were low, 0.05% at 15 ips, 0.1% at 7½ ips and 0.15%
at 3¾ ips.

Output  power was four watts and maximum
reel size was 8¼”.  (There was a Mk 510 model which could
take 10½” reels).
Space was provided for two extra heads for
dual channel , stereo or monitoring.

Additional Info

Valve complement: EF86 pre-amp, ECC83 a.f. amplifier, EL84 a.f. output / h.f. bias oscillator, EM81 record-level indicator, EZ80 mains rectifier / Rewind speed: 45 seconds for 1,200 feet tape / Audio output power: 4 watts at 15 ohms / Inputs: microphone 2.5mV at 2 Megohm, radio 100mV at 150 Kohm / Outputs: line: 200mV across 47 Kohm / Speaker(s): elliptical 9″ x 5″ internal / Dimensions: 18 x 17 x 9″ (457 x 432 x 229 mm) / Weight: 40 lbs 18.2 kg) / half-track mono

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