On 11/16/2012 11:08 PM, Corey Bailey wrote:
> Hi Tom,
> I believe the Berlant Concertone (spelling?) 2 track tape decks had staggered heads.
I'm certain that TRW (Thompson-Ramo-Wooldridge) made a Bell tape
playback deck with staggered stereo heads. It included a switch
to do in-line also.
The Bell tape decks were interesting consumer machines: 3-motors,
DC braking as plusses. However, the head assembly had pressure
pads. It wasn't direct drive on the capstain and speed change was
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