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Technical Details

Brand: Simon

Model:Minstrelle

Category:Mainstream

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom

Release dates:1965-1965

Tracks:1/2 Rec/Play+1/4PB

Speeds: 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Dual Track

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

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Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 50Hz - 12kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.14%

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

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Description

From the collection of Stuart Blacklock comes this novel machine with an early Garrard magazine style tape loading mechanism.

Stuart writes: “…. I brought this one from a friend who found it in Kent, England. It cost me 10 pounds and it was made in 1960. It is a small “piece of furniture” utilizing a Garrard tape deck.

Additional Info

Magazine play length: 35 minutes / Cassette r ewind time: 40 seconds / Audio output power: 3 watts / Inputs: built-in microphone or external mic & line / Outputs: 16 ohm external speaker / Speaker(s): single internal / Dimensions: 18¼ x 11½ x 8″ (464 x 292 x 203 mm) / Weight: 27½ lbs (12.5kg) / half-track mono (quarter-track mono version available 1961)

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