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Continental 86 EL3586

Continental 86 EL3586; Philips Australia (ID = 2356460) R-Player
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Continental 86 EL3586; Philips Australia (ID = 2356460) R-Player
Philips Australia: Continental 86 EL3586 [R-Player] ID = 2356460 1333x2100
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For model Continental 86 EL3586, Philips Australia:
From brochure.
Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Philips Australia
Year: 1964–1969 Category: Sound/Video Recorder and/or Player
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 7: AC125 AC125 AC126 AC126 AC128 AC128 OC70 OA79
Main principle Audio-Amplification
Wave bands - without
Details Tape Recorder
Power type and voltage Dry Batteries / 6 × 1.5 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 4 inch = 10.2 cm
Power out
from Model: Continental 86 EL3586 - Philips Australia
Material Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 11 x 8 x 3.75 inch / 279 x 203 x 95 mm

Continental 86 is a solid-state stereo 2-track portable reel-to-reel tape recorder. It was imported and marketed under this name in Australia.

Tape speed 1⅞" per second.
Max reel diameter 4".

Price after the introduction of decimal currency in Australia (14/2/1966) was $115.50

This recorder is derived from Philips EL3586, see there for additional information.

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 8 lb 0 oz (8 lb) / 3.632 kg
Price in first year of sale 57.75 AUS £

Model page created by Martin Kent. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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