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Brand: Sound (TRE)


Category:Mid High Fidelity



Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom

Release dates:1961 - 1964

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

Auto Reverse?:No

Frequency Response:(± 3dB): 40 - 10,000 c

Wow and Flutter:0.2% RMS

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details


The A41 Sound Riviera was launched in the spring of 1961 and was based on the BSR Monardeck. It was available in both half-track (A41) and quarter track versions (A42 de Luxe).
The BSR Monardeck had a single speed of 3¾ ips and a maximum reel capacity of 5¾ inches. Later versions of the Riviera used the three-speed Collaro Studio deck with a spool capacity of 7″ (models A43 & A44).
Features included a magic eye record level indicator, single tone control, monitoring, crystal mic (supplied) and an extension speaker output (15Ω).

Additional Info

Inputs: microphone (4mV 1 MΩ), radio / gram (200mV 1 MΩ) / Hum and noise: -38dB / Audio output power: 3 watts / Speaker(s): elliptical 7 x 4 inches / Dimensions: 13¾ x 11½ x 6½ inches (351 x 293 x 166 mm) / Weight: 17 lbs (7.73 kg) / half-track mono (quarter track version also available)


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