Brand: Elizabethan (EAP)
Category:Vintage (Pre 1960, some recorders were so good, they belong in above categories)
Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom
Release dates:1962 - 1965
Speeds: 3 3/4
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Dimension: 13½ x 14½ x 5½" (343 x 368 x 140 mm)
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
# Motors: 1
Frequency Response:60Hz - 10kHz +- 3 dB
Wow and Flutter:
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
Weight: 16 lbs (7.3 kg)
The Elizabethan Popular 200 (half-track mono) and Popular 400 (quarter-track mono) were single-speed (3¾ ips) recorders utilising the BSR TD2 tape deck with a maximum reel size of 5¾”.
Features common to both machines included a 3 watt output, an 8″ x 3″ elliptical loudspeaker, a single tone
control combining bass & treble, inputs for mike and radio/gram and provisions for external loudspeaker and headphones.
The half-track 200 featured a superimpose recording facility, however this was not present on the 400 quarter-track model.
Bias frequency: 55kHz / Tube (Valve) complement: ECC83. ECL86. EM84 & metal rectifier / Audio output power: 3 watts / Inputs: microphone and phono / radio / Outputs: low impedance 3-5 ohms (external speaker), high impedance headphones / Speaker(s): 8″ x 3″ high-flux elliptical / half or quarter-track mono