Model:BK - 455P
Country of Manufacture:
Release dates:1954 - 1957
Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
Frequency Response:50- 15,000 Hz
Wow and Flutter:less than 0.3%
Sound quality rating:7 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 7 / 10
A two-speed, half-track mono recorder with a single-knob transport control
and magic-eye record level control.
Fast forward & rewind ratio was 10:1 and wow and flutter was less than 0.3%.
Inputs were provided for microphone and radio-phono, and outputs for external speaker or amplifier.
Price when new was $289.50
Additional images of this recorder are supplied on
the Get Reel Vintage CD-ROM.
rewind: 10:1 ratio / Weight: 33 lbs (15kg) / half-track mono