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Technical Details

Brand: Philips

Model:EL3578

Category:Mainstream

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Netherlands

Release dates:1972-1972

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:(all 3 dB): 3¾ ips: 60 to 15kHz

Wow and Flutter:7(DIN): 0.3% at 3¾ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:> 45 dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

Philips called this “An automatic family de-luxe
tape recorder” in their 1968 catalogue.
An all-transistor, quarter-track mono recorder, the
EL 3578 featured a two-position automatic recording control for microphone
and radio/gramophone inputs (manual recording was also available).
Stereo playback was possible with an external pre-amplifier,
amplifier and speaker.

Additional Info

Rewind speed: less than 3 minutes for 1200ft / Audio output power: 1.8 watts / Inputs: microphone: 0.2 mV / 2 Kohms radio / diode: 2 mV / 20 Kohms gramophone: 70mV / 680 Kohms / Outputs: radio / diode: 0.75V / 20 Kohms extension speaker: 1.8 watts / 3-7 ohms headphones: 0-1.5 V / 50 ohms / Speaker(s): 8" x 3" elliptical / Dimensions: 16 ¼ . x 11¾ . x 6" ( 413 x 298.5 x 152.5 mm) / Weight: 16 lbs (7.3 kg) / quarter-track mono (stereo playback possible with external amplifier)

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