Bell & Howell

reel to reel

tape recorder

 

Bell & Howell vacuum loading Model 2297 reel to reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection

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Bell & Howell Reel To Reel Tape Recorders

Year
Model
Ad
Unit in Museum collection
Specifications

1962

Model 785 4TS

Bell & Howell Model785 4TS reel to reel tape recorder photofact in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording / Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection 

Bell & Howell vacuum loading Model 2297 reel to reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection

Bell & Howell 785-4TS donated to the Museum by Sandra Olson

 

  • Freq Response 50 -13,000
  • Signal to Noise 51 db
  • Speed 3.75 & 7.5
  • Motors 1
  • Reels 7"
  • Timing accuracy .35
  • Weight 35lb
  • Price  $259.95

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(no longer in collection as non-profit was dissolved 12/31/17)

 

'68 - '70

2297

Bell & Howell 2297 reel to reel tape recorder brochure in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording / Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection Bell & Howell 2297 reel to reel tape recorder brochure in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording / Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
Bell & Howell vacuum loading Model 2297 reel to reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection

 

  • Freq Response 40 -17,000
  • Signal to Noise 51 db
  • Speed 15/15, 1.875, 3.75 & 7.5
  • Motors 1
  • Reels 7"
  • Timing accuracy .09
  • Weight 25lb
  • Price  $264.95
  • Loads tape using a vacuum motor, reverse play

 

 
 

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