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Brand: Elektron

Model:EMG9 2

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



Country of Manufacture:

Release dates:1958 - 1961

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 30 - 16,000 c

Wow and Flutter:better than 0.15%

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:Signal noise ratio: better than 53 db

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details


The EMG9/2 was a medium-priced single speed (3¾ ips) with a push-button tape deck and simplified controls. Elektron claimed their recorder equaled the performance of similar machines running at 7½ ips and that this was due to the high-quality high-fidelity sound heads used. Reels of up to 5¾ in. could be accommodated and the EL84 amplifier produced 3 watts output.
The Elektron was imported into the UK by Technical Suppliers Ltd., Hudson House, 63, Goldhawk Road, Shepherds Bush, W. 12 For a detailed description of this equipment please read the vintage test report reproduced below.

Footnote: The Elektron 9 deck was used by the short-lived UK Chitnis company for
their range of tape recorders in the late 1950s/early 1960s.

Additional Info

Speed tolerance: better than 0.75% / Rewind time: less than 2 minutes / Bias oscillator: approx. 50,000 c / s / Valve complement: EF86, ECC83, EC92, EL84 output, EM84 magic eye / Inputs: Microphone: 3mV / 2M ohm Radio: 3 mV / 100K ohm. Gramophone:, 100 mV / 1M ohm / Outputs: external speaker – 5 ohms, external amplifier / line – 500mV 10K ohms / Speaker(s): internal / Power requirements: 100-240 A.C. 50 watts / Dimensions: 13 x 10½ x 6 inches (330 x 267 x 152 mm) / Weight: 17½ lbs (7.952 kg) / half-track mono


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