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Cassette Tape Recorder

Cassette Tape Recorder

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Description (Brief)
The miniaturization of electronic components has allowed designers to add features to audio products that previously would have been impractical or simply too expensive. This TEAC model A-170 cassette tape deck includes input equalizing controls more typical of studio equipment. The donor, who used this tape deck as a teenager, added the “do not touch” admonition in an effort to prevent family and friends from changing the settings.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
recording device
tape recorder
date made
ca 1975
maker
TEAC Corporation
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 17 in x 10 3/4 in; 13.97 cm x 43.18 cm x 27.305 cm
ID Number
2011.0101.05
accession number
2011.0101
catalog number
2011.0101.05
Credit Line
from Steven Lett
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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