Model:2502 Compact Deluxe
Country of Manufacture:USA
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:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz - 14kHz
Wow and Flutter:0.2 % at 7½ ips
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 50 db per channel
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
was a half-track monaural recorder having two speeds: 3¾ &
Looking at the main picture, the controls are
(from left to right on the lower chrome pane)l:
On/Off/Volume control, tone control, record level indicator, microphone
input, extension speaker jack. and on the upper black panel: tape
counter, record lock, function selector with the speed change selector
above the head cover between the reels.
The Compact Deluxe could handle 7″ reels
and had a single motor. Two heads were employed and a 3″ x 5″
elliptical internal speaker was fitted.
Bias frequency: 55KHz / Valve complement: 6EU7 (AF amp), ECL86 / 6GW8 (AF amp, Output and bias osc) 6X4 rectifier. / Speaker(s): 3″ x 5″ elliptical internal speaker / half-track mono