Category:Super High Fidelity
Country of Manufacture:Netherlands
Release dates:1963 - 1966
Speeds: 7 1/2, 15
Max Reel Size("): 10.5+"
Number of heads: 3
Dimension: 510 x 390 x 270 mm - 20.1 x 15.4 x 10.6"
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Stereo
# Motors: 3
Voltage(s): 110-120v, 220-240v
Outputs: XLR, RCA, DIN
Frequency Response:7½ ips: 60Hz - 8kHz. 15 ips: 60Hz - 10kHz ( 2 dB)
Wow and Flutter:0.1% at 15 ips. 0.15% at 7½ ips
Sound quality rating:8 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 8/ 10
Weight: 60 Lbs. (27.3 kg)
This was one of the few Philips professional recorders, made in the early 1960s. Available in half-track or full-track, stereo or mono configuration, it featured three Papst motors and an 11″ reel capacity.
Speeds were 7½ and 15 ips and the tape position indicator was calibrated in minutes and seconds.
Replay characteristics were to CCIR specification and the recorder was suitable for 19″ rack mounting.
There was provision for adding a pilot-tone head for film synchronisation and the unit weighed a whopping 60 lbs (27.3 kg).
Separate matching amplifier units were also available, the EL 3740
Heads- three (provision for fourth pilot-tone head)
Motors- three Papst motors
Maximum reel size- 11″
11 Tubes – EF86 x 4, ECC82 x 3, EM84, ECC83, ECC81
Frequency response: 7½ ips: 40Hz – 12kHz. 15 ips: 40Hz – 15kHz ( 4 dB)
Signal/noise: better than – 55dB at 15 ips. better than -52dB at 7½ ips
Wow & flutter: 0.1% at 15 ips; 0.15% at 7½ ips
Rewind speed: 3300ft in 2 minutes
Inputs: microphone – 0.1mV / 400 ohms. line – 150mV / 100Kohm /
Outputs: monitor headphones and line / full or half-track stereo or mono