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Sound Rating: 8 / 10 # Owners: 1
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Brand: Crown




Electronics:Solid State


Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1956 - 1958

Original Price: $835

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

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

Max Reel Size("): 10.5"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 3

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:30Hz to 24kHz @ 15 ips - 30Hz to 15kHz @ 7.5 ips +-2dB

Wow and Flutter:.15@ @ 7.5ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:55 dB @ 15 ips 52 @ 7.5ips

Sound quality rating:8 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 8/ 10

Weight: 75 Lbs

Additional Details


The stereo tape recorder was crowns top-of-the-line in the mid to late 50s

The top half of this machine is like a crown imperial which was mono however this one is stereo

A  20w stereo amplifier with Mullard EL-37s was included in the package.

The record /playback head was made by Brush

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