APH Portable Plus Record Player


Accession Number: 1994.17a-b

Description: Portable phonograph; rechargeable battery pack; variable speech compression; fast forward index button; counter-balanced tone arm to avoid skipping; plays at three standard speeds--8 1/3, 16 2/3, and 33 1/3 rpm; 9" turntable; gray plastic case with ribbed aluminum trim, rectangular with angled corners; speaker compartment cast into lid with black wire speaker grill on top; lid is removable; black plastic carrying handle flanked by aluminum latches; black rubber feet on bottom and back for horizontal or vertical resting position; controls on right: three pushbuttons for indexing, speed selection, and pause; four rotary dials for variable speed, variable speech, tone, and volume; five jacks for remote, input, headphones, output, and power adapter; separate black plastic AC-DC adapter stores inside case; tag within lid.

Height: 4.75

Width: 13

Depth: 13.5

Date Made: 1990

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 1994.17

Subjects: Phonographs. Reading devices for the disabled. Talking books.

Dimension Notes: overall, closed

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Plastic, aluminum

Updated: 03/25/2011