Philips EL3503 Audio Tape Recorder

Made:
c.1959
maker:
Philips Electronics

Philips EL3503 audio tape recorder. Serial Number: 2493, c.1959. Mono/stereo professional studio tape recorder. Comprising three parts: tape transport unit, separate electronics rack and small box of spares (heads etc).

These were used by the BBC as broadcast and as master recorders. The BBC Radiophonics Workshop used three of these machines to create delay and looping effects. Many were modified by the BBC.

Details

Category:
Television
Object Number:
2012-5118/188
Materials:
electronic components, permalloy and plastic (unidentified)
type:
tape recorder
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • audio equipment
credit:
The BBC Collection