Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom
Release dates:1959 - 1962
Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 40 - 12kHz at 7½ ips
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than -35dB
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10
All Walter recorders, from the recording head, tape deck, and amplifiers were designed and made in-house at a time when most British machines were using ready-made decks from Collaro, Motek, Garrard a and Weare-Wright. A 5-position joystick control took care of all transport functions and the machine had a 7″ reel capacity.
3 watts of undistorted output were provided by the amplifier and an internal 9″ x 5″ speaker was provided.
Other features included on-board mixing facilities and outputs for external speaker and amplifier, storage for two (7″) reels, and a signal to noise ratio better than -35dB Price when new: £45
Audio output power: 3 watts / Inputs: microphone – 2mV. radio – 300mV / Outputs: extension speaker, amplifier / Speaker(s): 9″ x 5″ Elac / Dimensions: 16½ x 12½ x 8½” (420 x 318 x 220 mm) / Weight: 23 lbs (10.45 kg) / half-track mono