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Brand: Hornyphon

Model:Diola Automatic WM5106T

Category:Mid High Fidelity


Electronics:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Austria

Release dates:1964 - 1967

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

Voltage(s): 220-240v

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

Additional Details


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.

Additional Info

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


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