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Webster-Chicago 228-1

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Title

Webster-Chicago 228-1

Alternative Title

Webcor Wire Recorder

Manufacturer

Description

The Webcor 228 was used for recording and playback of dictation on magnetized wire. It contains a 2 inch speaker and a removable drum. Features include start, stop, rewind, two push button controls, and a recording time upwards of 15 minutes.  105-120V, 70W

Source: "Service Bulletin 37, Basic Model Review: Webcor Wire Recorders 1947-1953" at Webster-Chicago.com, October 1953. View Online.

Materials

Wooden carrying case, metal machine case with metal and wire components.

Dimensions

13.5 centimeters high, 27 centimeters wide, 26 centimeters long

Decade Manufactured and Sold

More Information

"Wire Recording" in the Encyclopedia of Radio, edited by Christopher H. Sterling, 1533-1534.  New York, Routledge, 2010. View catalog record

View a schematic of the Webcor 228 onine at Webster-Chicago.com

Citation

Corp., Webster-Chicago. “Webster-Chicago 228-1.” Digital Gallery. BGSU University Libraries, 4 Aug. 2015. Web. 24 Sep. 2017.