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Brand: Wyndsor

Model:Regent

Category:Vintage

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom

Release dates:1956 - 1959

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 50Hz - 12kHz at 7½ ips

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Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

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Description

Like many small British manufacturers in the late 1950s, Wyndsor built their recorders around
an existing transport mechanism . The first Wyndsor model, the Regent, was built around the three-motor Lane Mk VII unit.
The recorder was a half- track mono machine with a 7″ reel capacity and two tape speeds: 7½ & 3¾ ips.
The amplifier controls were in a panel at the front and protected by small sliding doors. (The amplifier was apparently manufactured under sub-contract by Sydney Larholt and Harvey Lubin of EAP/Elizabethan fame). 3½-watts of output drove a 10″ x 6″ elliptical speaker in
the detachable lid and the Regent could be used solely as an amplifier. Input mixing (microphone & radio) was possible.
The recorder came complete with an Acos MIC 39-1 microphone and a reel of tape.
Price when new was £56 14s.

Additional Info

Speaker(s): 10″ x 6″ in removable lid / Dimensions: 15 x 14½ x 9¾” (381 x 383 x 248 mm) / Weight: 35 lbs (16 kg) / half- track mono

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