BBC DK1/5 Tape Linking Console

Made:
1954
maker:
Electric and Musical Industries Limited
BBC DK1/5 Tape Linking Console

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BBC DK1/5 Tape Linking Console
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DK1/5 stereo tape linking console, made for the BBC by EMI, 1954.

Allows recording and replay from up to 3 reel tape recorders such as the BTR/2. Fifteen BBC-coded items are incorporated into the DK1/5. These machines were in use by the BBC well into the 1970s.

Details

Category:
Television
Collection:
BBC Heritage Collection
Object Number:
2012-5118/295
Materials:
electronic components, metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall: 1530 mm x 600 mm x 770 mm, 78 kg
type:
audio equipment
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment