Brand: Elizabethan (EAP)
Model:Popular 200 & Popular 400
Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom
Speeds: 3 3/4
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 60Hz - 10kHz
Wow and Flutter:
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
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.