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Technical Details

Brand: Hornyphon




Country of Manufacture:Austria

Release dates:1961 - 1964

Original Price: $2.18

Speeds: 1 7/8

Max Reel Size("): 7

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration:

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 120-5,500c

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.5%

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10

Additional Details


The Austrian-made Diola – WM4100BT/00 was a clone of the Philips EL 3585, made under license by Hornyphon.
It was a battery-powered recorder, half-track mono with a single speed of 1 ips and a 4″ spool capacity.
A transparent lid protected the tape while still leaving the controls accessible. (Reel size was reduced to 3″ with lid closed).
Price when new (in Austria) was 2,180 schillings which included the Philips microphone, empty spool, reel of tape and radio lead.

Additional Info

Hum and noise: -40dB / Battery complement: 6 x U2-type 1.5 Volt cells / Speaker: 4″ circular / Dimensions: 12 x 4½ x 7¾ inches (305 x 114 x 197 mm) / Weight: 8 lbs (3.64 kg) / half-track mono


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