Crown 800 CX Reel to Reel Studio Deck, Pre-Owned

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This item qualifies for our new in-store fulfillment incentive program. Orders over $250 placed online and picked up in-store are now eligible for your choice of a complementary vinyl LP or Burmester Audio CD (up to a $40 retail value) upon pickup. We're excited to welcome you to our showroom!

This was a machine with “quality” displayed all over it. With a massive brushed front panel, oversize knobs, large VU meters, and about the finest tape threading path in the industry, this was a recorder that commanded instant respect. Crown International of Elkhart, Indiana never marketed a large number of recorder models, but every one that did come to market was a gem…” -Phil Van Praag’s “Evolution of the Audio Recorder”

Great condition pre-owned Crown 800 CX Reel to Reel Studio Deck.

Unit comes with custom 1.25” Teak Case, Brand new heads, 100% recapped, XLR input and output, Unit will be professionally packed for shipping.

Rated 8/10 for minor cosmetic wear consistent with age and use.

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  • Speed accuracy: 99.8%
  • Crosstalk rejection: -55dB minimum
  • Total harmonic distortion: less than 1.5% for “0” VU at 1 kHz
  • Bias frequency: 100 kHz
  • Start time: less than 0.1 seconds to full speed
  • Stop time: 2” at 15 ips. 1” at 7½ ips and 0.5” at 3¾ ips
  • Fast wind speed: 38 seconds for 1200 ft, 58 seconds for 2400ft on 10½ inch reel
  • Inputs: four 100K unbalanced line, XLR Inputs
  • Dimensions: 21” x 26” x 16”
  • Weight: 65lbs



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