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Sound Rating: 9 / 10 # Owners: 1
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Brand: Crown

Model:800 SPP (Playback)

Category:Super High Fidelity (Reserved for top-end recorders)

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates: -

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2, 15

Max Reel Size("): 10.5"

Number of heads: 1 (PB)

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 3

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

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Sound quality rating:9 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 9 / 10

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This is an early version of a Crown 800 with tube electronics using an SPP model preamplifier that has equalization controls on the front panel. The construction of the preamp is very early crown manufacture that almost looks like it was made in their garage prior to having a factory. The sound of it is absolutely excellent and I have done a restoration on this beyond what is pictured in the preamplifier photos.

Very rare and hard to come by.

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