Cordon Bleu Tape Recorder 3YD1
Victor, RCA. “Cordon Bleu Tape Recorder 3YD1.” Digital Gallery. BGSU University Libraries, 16 Feb. 2018, digitalgallery.bgsu.edu/collections/item/8341. Accessed 18 July 2019.
|Title||Cordon Bleu Tape Recorder 3YD1|
|Alternative Title||Cordon Bleu "Instantape"|
|Description||The Cordon Bleu Tape Recorder was used for recording and playback of magnetic tape. It contains a transistorized stereo amplifier with an extra stereo speaker in the lid of the carrying case. It was RCA Victor’s first self-contained portable stereo unit.|
Source: “Victor adds to cartridge line.” Music-Phonograph Merchandising, Billboard, December 22, 1962, 36.
|Materials||Plastic exterior case with metal and plastic components|
|Dimensions||Case closed: 21 centimeters high, 23 centimeters wide, 26.5 centimeters long|
|Decade Manufactured and Sold||1961-1970|
|More Information||RCA Victor, “‘Pick of the portables’ from RCA Victor…Compare against all others!” Life, February 7, 1964, 27. View at Google Books|
|“Victor adds to cartridge line.” Music-Phonograph Merchandising, Billboard, December 22, 1962, 36. View at Google Books|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings||Sound -- Equipment and supplies|
Magnetic recorders and recording