Brand: Lugavox (ACEC)
Country of Manufacture:Belgium
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
Wow and Flutter:
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
Manufactured by the Belgian company ACEC, (Ateliers de Constructions Electriques de Charleroi), the 1963 Lugavox 1167 was a quarter-track mono recorder (stereo playback was possible with an external amplifier and speaker).
Four speeds were provided, two for speech (15/16 and 1ips) and two for ‘Hi-Fi’ (3¾ and 7½ ips).
Drive was via a single Papst motor and reels of up to 7″ (18cm) could be accommodated.
Valve complement: EF86, ECC83, EL84, ECC82 7 EM84 / Audio output power: 3 watts / quarter-track mono (stereo playback possible with external amplifier)