Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom
Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2, 15
Max Reel Size("): 3"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
Wow and Flutter:
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
press release from March 1963 is the source for the following information:
A new four-track, four-speed tape recorder has
been introduced by Cossor to replace the successful model CR1601. Designated
model CR1605, the new machine has many advances over its predecessor,
notably the all-transistor amplifier and the fourth speed.
A newly designed deck-layout has also been used
for this machine with clear labeling of all the controls.
Weight: 26 Ibs (11.8 kg) / quarter-track mono