Category:Vintage (Pre 1960, some recorders were so good, they belong in above categories)
Country of Manufacture:Austria
Release dates:1959 - 1962
Speeds: 3 3/4
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
# Motors: 1
Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 50Hz - 12.5kHz
Wow and Flutter:less than 0.2%
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
The Mambo was a general-purpose portable recorder with a single motor and a single playing speed of 3¾ ips.
The maximum reel size was 5¾ .” and the unit weighed 19lbs .
Inputs: microphone, radio and / or pickup / Outputs: preamp output / Dimensions: 13½ x 10½ x 6½ ” (343 x 267 x 164 mm) / Weight: 19 lbs (8.6 kg) / half-track mono