GE Model 3-5196B Cassette Recorder

Player, Audiocassette

Accession Number: 2007.16.2

Description: Leather textured gray plastic case; retractable plastic handle; black push-button controls on right with raised symbols for record, rewind, forward, play, pause, and stop; toggle switches on left for tape speed (15/16 or 1 7/8), tape side (1-2 or 3-4), and on/off for the microphone; slide switches on left for volume and tone; push-button index button to left of cassette door and sliding speed control; 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; black AC power cord stored in compartment on back; Nickel Cadmium battery compartment on bottom; date code 65090; GE serial no. 006136; Model # 3-5196B.

Height: 3

Width: 9.375

Depth: 11.125

Date Made: 1996

Maker: American Printing House for the Blind

Place of Origin: China; Louisville, KY

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 2007.16

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: 02/15/2021