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Sound Rating: 4.67 / 10 # Owners: 3
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Technical Details

Brand: Webcor

Model:210 1B





Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1953 - 1956

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Outputs: RCA

Frequency Response:up to 10 kHz at 7½ ips

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.5% at 7½ ips

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10

Additional Details


In early 1952 the Webster-Chicagocompany was in the process of shortening its name to Webcor and this particular model, the 210, was released under both brand-names. It was a half-track mono machine with three heads, two speeds (3¾ and 7½ ips) and a 7″ reel capacity.

Although a single-motor design, the 210 contained two motors and drive systems that performed the same function – but for two different directions of tape travel. This simply-laid-out machine featured a magic eye record level indicator, an on/off/tone control, record/playback level, and single knob function control. Webcor had almost 40% of the U.S. tape recorder market share in 1952-53.

Additional Info

Dimensions: 10 x 16½ x 14¾” (254 x 419 x 375 mm) / Weight: 35 lbs (15.9 kg) / half-track mono


Seems to work fine, but I need the output cable or adapter. The output jack/plugs are an unusual configuration and no cables came with the unit.
Sound: 7
Performance: 6
2 years ago

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