Model:Diola Automatic WM5106T
Category:Mid High Fidelity
Country of Manufacture:Austria
Release dates:1964 - 1967
Speeds: 3 3/4
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 80Hz - 12kHz
Wow and Flutter:0.2% (better than 0.6% peak to peak)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:45 dB
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10
A clone of the Philips EL3552, the Diola Automatic WM5106T was a budget-priced domestic
half-track mono recorder with a single speed of 3¾ ips and a reel
maximum reel size of 5¾”.
Features included automatic recording level and a single input which
could accept microphone, diode or gram and adjust the levels accordingly.
Hybrid electronics (valve and solid state) were utilised.
Rewind speed: 1200 ft in 3 minutes / Audio output power: 1.5 watts / Valve / semiconductor complement: ECC83, EL95, EF83, EM87, selenium rectifier and two AC107 low-noise transistors in the 1st stage / Inputs: microphone, diode & gram (single socket) / Outputs: 750mV at 20K for external amplifier / Speaker(s): internal 4″ (10cm) / Dimensions: 5 x 14¼ x 10″ (127 x 362 x 254 mm) / Weight: 13.2 lbs (6 kg) / half-track mono