Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom
Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2, 15
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 3
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
Frequency Response:( ±3 dB): 7½ ips: 30Hz - 15kHz
Wow and Flutter:less than 0.16 % at 7½ ips
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:50 dB
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
The “C” series
first appeared in 1962. This CBL version was a half-track stereo
machine with three motors and three heads.
It could record mixed inputs from gram, radio or other sources and from
high grade, low impedance, balanced line microphones. Vortexion claimed
that with good microphones, etc., the result was suitable as a master
for disc manufacturers.
Rewind speed: less than one minute / Audio output power: 4 watts per channel / Inputs: gram, radio or low impedance, balanced microphones (mixable) / Speaker(s): 2 x 7″ elliptical / Dimensions: 27½ x 16 x 9″ (699 x 406 x 229 mm) / Weight: 69 lbs (31.5 kg) / half-track stereo