Concertone (Berlant/Teac) 1501


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Sound Rating: 5 / 10 # Owners: 1
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Brand: Concertone (Berlant/Teac)

Model:1501

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

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1954 - 1957

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 7 1/2, 15

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:(all 2 dB): 15 ips: 50Hz - 15kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.1% at 15 ips, 0.3% at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:over 50 dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

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Description

An impressively sturdy and simple looking machine capable of taking 10½ reels and having two speeds – 7½ and 3¾ ips, the semi-professional Concertone 1501 by Berlant was well-built and very heavy (60lbs or 27.3kg!).
Features included three over-size motors (a fast wind time of 2,500 feet in one minute) including a direct drive synchronous motor, and plug-in erase, record and playback heads which could be changed from single to
dual-track simply and quickly with only minor lateral adjustment required.

Additional Info

Rewind speed: 2,500 feet in one minute / Speaker(s): 8″ (optional) / Weight: 60lbs (27.3kg) / full or half-track mono (with interchangeable plug-in heads)

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