GE Model 3-5198A Cassette Recorder

Player, Audiocassette

Accession Number: 2007.16.5

Description: Leather textured ivory plastic case; retractable chrome-colored plastic handle; ivory push-button controls on right with raised symbols for record, play, rewind, forward, stop, and pause; 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; simulated condenser speaker grill; slide switches on left for volume and tone; brown plastic face plates with gray graphics; push-button index button to left of cassette door and separate sliding controls for pitch and speed; speaker grill above controls and tape compartment; recessed hole in cassette door allows tactile monitoring of cassette progress; jacks below handle for earphone, remote microphone, aux/out, and aux/in; black AC power cord stored in compartment on back; Nickel Cadmium battery compartment on bottom; GE serial no. 006136; Model # 3-5196B.

Height: 3

Width: 0.375

Depth: 11.125

Date Made: 2004

Maker: American Printing House for the Blind

Place of Origin: Taiwan; 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: American Printing House for the Blind; General Electric

Material: Plastic

Updated: 07/12/2021