Country of Manufacture:Switzerland
Release dates:1958 - 1961
Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2, 15
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 3
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Stereo
# Motors: 3
Wow and Flutter:0.15% RMS max at 7½ ips, 0.1% at 15 ips
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 55 db
Sound quality rating:7 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 7 / 10
There wasn’t much difference between the C36 and its predecessor the B36. However this time around, Revox offered the choice of either 15 & 7½ ips or 7½ & 3¾ ips as well as full or half-track mono versions..
The input and output voltages and impedances had been varied slightly, as had the tube line-up, the case and colour scheme were a little different too but apart from these, this recorder was basically the same as the
Distortion via tape: better than 3% at 1kHz / Valve complement: 5 x ECC83, 1 x ECC81, 2 x ECL80, 1 x EM71 and 3 selenium rectifiers / Rewind speed: approximately 90 seconds for 2400 ft tape / Audio output power: 3.5 watts / Inputs: mic: 3mV. radio / phono: 250 mV into 1 Mohm. aux: 10-500mv / Outputs: cathode follower. 1-1.5V / 100Kohm. external speaker 5 ohm 3 watts / Speaker(s): 8″ coaxial speaker / Dimensions: 18½ x 11 x 14″ (470 x 279.5 x 355.5 mm) / Weight: 46 lbs (21 kg) with case / full or half-track mono