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Brand: Butoba

Model:Diplomat

Category:Vintage

Application:Portable

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:Germany

Release dates: -

Original Price: $880.00

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Half-Track

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Frequency Response:

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Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 6 / 10

Additional Details

Description

This was a small, clockwork-driven mono half-track recorder with a 4.2″ spool capacity and the unusual speed combination of 2½ & 3¾ ips.
Controls included tone & volume, push-button stop / start / play and rewind. Record level indication was via  a DM 71 valve, mounted above the push buttons and between the reels. There was no tape position indicator.
The case was finished in brown leatherette and the machine weighed a bit over 20lbs (9.5kg).
Price when new (in Germany) was 880 DM.

Additional Info

Valve complement: DAF91 x 2. DL94 x 3. DM71 / Speaker(s): 6 x 4inch elliptical / Power supply: 100V & 1.5V / Dimensions: 11.6 x 14.4 x 4.5 inches (295 x 366 x 115 mm) / Weight: 20.9 lbs (9.5 kg) / half-track mono

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