Category:Vintage (Pre 1960, some recorders were so good, they belong in above categories)
Country of Manufacture:Netherlands
Release dates:1955 - 1958
Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4
Max Reel Size("): 3"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
Frequency Response:50-10,000Hz at 3¾ ips. 50 - 5,000 Hz at 1 ips
Wow and Flutter:<3%3%>
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:-40 dB
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
(Also known as EL3511). British collector Stuart Blacklock has contributed this picture and information about one of the hundreds of items from his collection:
“…..This one was brought for me from Brixton in Devon, by a gentleman
called Steven Davis. He found it at a car-boot sale for £15.
An unusual mixture of push buttons and levers were used on this design. to play you turn a control on the right hand side, on the left are the volume and tone controls.
Valve complement: ECL 80, EL84, EM 34, EZ 80, 2 x EF86 / Audio output power: 2.5 watts at 5.6Ω / Inputs: microphone, gramophone / radio and diode / Outputs: monitor plus external speaker (4 – 7 ohms) / Weight: 35.3 lbs (16 kg) / Speaker(s): single internal / half-track mono