Country of Manufacture:USA
Release dates:1955 - 1958
Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 3
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 50 to 10kHz
Wow and Flutter:0.4%
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:50 dB
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10
Th2611 Royal was a half-track mono recorder. with two motors and two record – playback heads, which, in conjunction with the tape directional control, permitted dual-track recordings without having to turn and re-thread the tape.
Features included an electronic eye recording meter, auto shut-off at either end of the tape, a three-digit tape counter, 8-watt audio output, and a single six-inch internal speaker. The Royal could be fitted with a solid-state radio. A deluxe version of this recorder, 2612 Royal Coronet was also available, identical to the 2611 but with
two 6″ speakers plus a 4″ tweeter, giving a slightly extended frequency response.
Audio output power: 8 watts / Inputs: microphone, radio-phono and other tape recorder / Outputs: external speaker, external amplifier / Speaker(s): single 6″ internal speaker / Weight: 35 lbs (15.9 kg) / half-track mono