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Technical Details

Brand: Sound (TRE)






Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom

Release dates:1954 - 1957

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: dual-track-mono

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10

Additional Details


The Editor was one of the earliest British ‘portable’ tape recorders and was produced by TRE (Tape recorder Electronics Ltd) of Fitzroy St, London. It was distributed by MOS, the Mail Order Supply Company who also distributed ‘Playtime’ recorders.
Introduced in January 1954, the half-track mono Editor weighed 33 lbs, measured 6¼ x 12 x 7 inches and was priced at £47 5s.
Three identical Collaro shaded-pole motors were used. one each for spooling and one for capstan drive (7½ ips).

Additional Info

Tube complement: 2 x EF40. 2 x EL41. 1 x EM34. 1 x EZ40 / Dimensions: 6¼ x 12 x 7 inches (159 x 305 x 178 mm) / Weight: 33 lbs (15 kg) / half-track mono


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