Player, Audiocassette

Accession Number: 2015.21.1

Description: Handi-Cassette, GE 3-5184; charcoal plastic case with black plastic sides and black inset plate on top front; chrome plated aluminum buttons with raised symbols on left side: pause, stop-eject, forward, reverse, play, and record; condenser microphone with bright grill above buttons on left; front has cassette door with clear window, slotted for motion sensing on one drive wheel; front also has toggle for microphone sensitivity, and two slide switches for variable speed and pitch control; right side has AC-DC jack , slide toggles for tape side, and speed, and an indexing button; top has toggle for variable speech pitch control, rotary volume dial, and jacks for remote microphone, remote control, and earphone; back has speaker grill and battery compartment; APH logo in white on cassette door; VSC Corporation logo in blue beside speed control slider and screened on brushed aluminum panel surrounding cassette player controls; in silver ink on bottom, "RC 1193".

Height: 6.5

Width: 4.25

Depth: 1.875

Date Made: ca. 1990

Maker: American Printing House for the Blind

Place of Origin: Malaysia; Louisville, KY

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 2015.21

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, VSC Corporation

Material: Plastic, nylon, aluminum

Updated: 02/15/2021