APH-Modified GE M8355A Cassette Recorder

Recorder, Audiocassette

Accession Number: 1992.92

Description: Portable cassette recorder; rectangular black plastic case with aluminum faceplate on controls, aluminum speaker grill to right of cassette door, and bright aluminum/black plastic carrying handle on top; inscribed in handle, "ALT-G-00357"; ivory plastic pushbutton controls on front left with raised symbols on each for record, rewind, forward, play, pause, and stop; black rotary switches to right for volume, tone, and variable speed; toggle switches to right for track and speed (15/16 or 1 7/8); push button index button; small cassette eject button on top to left of cassette door; jacks on left side of case for microphone, auxiliary, earphone, and remote control along with a toggle for mono/stereo; three hatches on back hold battery compartment, AC adaptor, and the remote microphone; faceplate screenprinted "GENERAL ELECTRIC" and "AMERICAN PRINTING HOUSE FOR THE BLIND".

Height: 8.25

Width: 11

Depth: 4

Date Made: ca. 1972

Maker: General Electric

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Subjects: Assistive technology Reading devices for the disabled Talking books Tape players/recorders

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: General Electric; American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Plastic, aluminum

Updated: 05/02/2018