Ferrograph SP7 audio tape recorder

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Ferrograph
Ferrograph SP7 Audio Tape Recorder

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Ferrograph SP7 audio tape recorder (mono).

An ill-conceived machine, it suffered from excessive electronics hiss and noise and was prone to mechanical problems. Used mainly for office dictation, recording meetings etc., it was never really good enough for broadcast use.

Details

Category:
Television
Collection:
BBC Heritage Collection
Object Number:
2012-5118/201
Materials:
electronic components, metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
type:
tape recorder
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • audio equipment