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Brand: Wilcox-Gay

Model:Recordio 892

Category:Mainstream

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1965-1965

Tracks:

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:80 - 10kHz at 7½ ips

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.35% at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

Firstly, apologies for the
picture quality – the source was an old,  yellowing, 1961 McGee
Radio catalogue   (McGee Radio Company, Kansas City,
Missouri)
This was the Recordio “Pro” – top of the line
for 1961.
Stereo ¼ or ½ track with push-button controls sporting two complete
self-contained amplifiers and  two 5′ x 7′ speakers giving a total
of 6 watts output.

Maximum reel size was 7″ and tape speeds were 3¾ & 7½
ips.   The front plate was of sturdy, die-cast aluminium and the
entire unit weighed 37 lbs.
Controls included dual volume and tone and the semi-circular scale above
the head cover was a novel tape position indicator.

Additional Info

Harmonic distortion: 7% at peak output / Rewind speed: 60 seconds for 1,200 feet tape / Audio output power: 3 watts per channel / Valve complement: 5Y3GT, 2 x ECC82 / 12AU7, 2 x 6BM8 / Speaker(s): two 5″ x 7″ permanent magnet internal / Dimensions: 14½ x 15½ x 10″  (368 x 394 x 254 mm) / Weight: 37 lbs (16.8 kg) / quarter-track stereo

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