APH Modified GE 5193A Talking Book Cassette Recorder

Player, Audiocassette

Accession Number: 1994.15

Description: Faux leather finish tan plastic case; retractable chrome-plated aluminum handle; black push-button controls on right with raised symbols for rewind, forward, play, pause, and stop; blue button for record; toggle switches on left for tape speed (15/16 or 1 7/8), tape side (1-2 or 3-4); slide switches on left for volume, tone; rotary dial on front below handle for variable speed; push-button index button on left front below handle; speaker grill above controls and tape compartment; recessed hole in cassette door allows tactile monitoring of cassette progress; jacks below handle for earphone, headphone, remote microphone, aux/out, and aux/in and a remote speed controller; black AC power cord and Nickel Cadmium battery compartment stored in compartment on back; on bottom, date code 3740; Model # 3-5193A; APH logo on cassette door..

Height: 3

Width: 9.25

Depth: 11.25

Date Made: ca. 1978

Place of Origin: Japan; Louisville, KY

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 1994.15

Subjects: Tape recorders.

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: General Electric

Material: Plastic, aluminum, steel

Exhibit Label: Recorder, tape

Updated: 03/07/2019