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Brand: Stella

Model:ST 470




Country of Manufacture:Austria

Release dates:1962 - 1965

Original Price: $£26

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 1 7/8

Max Reel Size("): 5"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 120-5,500c

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.5%

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10

Additional Details


The Stella ST 470 was a clone of the Philips EL 3585. It was an all-transistor, battery-powered recorder with a single speed of 1 ips and a 4″ spool capacity. Recording sense was half-track mono, giving up to 2 hour’s playing time on long-play tape. A transparent lid protected the tape while still leaving the controls accessible. (Reel size was reduced to 3″ with lid closed).
Price when new (in the UK) was £26 5s which included a moving coil microphone, empty spool, reel of tape and radio lead.

Additional Info

Hum and noise: -40dB / Battery complement: 6 x U2-type 1.5 Volt cells / Speaker: 4″ circular / Dimensions: 12 x 4½ x 7¾ inches (305 x 114 x 197 mm) / Weight: 8 lbs (3.64 kg) / half-track mono


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