Category:Mid High Fidelity (most Japanese recorders fall into this category)
Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom
Release dates:1964 - 1967
Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 1 ips: 80 to 8kHz
Wow and Flutter:better than 1%
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
A single speed (1
ips) battery portable with a maximum spool size of 4″, the Cossor
CR-1621 was a copy of the Philips EL3514.
40 hours playing time could be achieved using the internal six 1.5 volt
dry cell batteries or a mains converter could be used.
See test report below for more details
Power supply: six 1.5 volt or mains (with converter) / half-track mono