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Technical Details

Brand: Philips

Model:EL 3548

Category:Mid High Fidelity


Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Netherlands

Release dates:1964 - 1967

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Frequency Response:3¾ ips: 60Hz - 13kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.6% peak to peak at 3¾ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:40db

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details


quarter-track, two speed machine intended for home and family pleasure,
the EL 3548 was a hybrid in that there was a marriage of solid
state early stages with an ECL82 valve output and an EM87 magic eye record
indicator, perhaps the best of both worlds in the mid 1960s.
Drive was achieved from a continuous-running
capstan with wide flywheel, belt-driven from alternative pulleys for speed
change which gave a very good wow and flutter specification.
The placement and marking of controls
in three groups of three made operation simple and easily learned.

Additional Info

Valve complement: ECL 82 and EM 87, solid state preamplifiers / Rewind speed: 1200ft in 2½ minutes (5¾ inch-reel) / Audio output power: 2.2 watts / Inputs: diode, gram and microphone / Outputs: diode, external speaker, headphones and stereo / Speaker(s): internal 4″  (10cm) / Dimensions: 15¼ x 13¾ x 6¾” (387 x 350 x 171 mm) / Weight: 18 lbs (8.2 kg) / quarter-track mono


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