The tape recorder is called an electromechanical device that is intended to record audio information on magnetic media and reproduce it. According to the type of carrier used in this apparatus, the tape recorders are divided into tapes (they can be coil and cassette) and wire. In the USSR, in the early 1930s, experiments were actively implemented using magnetic record. This allowed in 1949. In Kiev, carry out the release of the first serial household tape recorder “Dnipro”.
The name “IL” in most middle-aged people is most often associated with the brand of motorcycles, which were produced at the Izhmash factory in the city of Izhevsk. This city also has a motion founded in 1933. On the basis of the weapon factory Nikolai Berezina. During the Great Patriotic War, 82 thousand were produced here. Machine guns “Maxim”. Later, since 1982, Izhevsky Motionava has established the release of household radio equipment.
The most popular among the technical products of the enterprise used the izh tape recorders.
In the izh tape recorders, a tape inserted into the cassette was used as a carrier. Most often used MK-60 cassettes with a film width of 3.81 mm. Almost all tape recorders of this brand were portable and stereo, but monophonic. They treated devices of the third group of complexity (the zero group was considered the highest, and the lower – the fourth). The plant also released several types of radio.
IZH tape recorders of Izhevsk Motosable were represented by the following models.
This is the first tape recorder of the enterprise released in 1982. He was a monophonic device of the 3rd class of complexity with two record tracks. According to its inner filling, the tape recorder “Electronics-302” was very reminded, but had an individual exterior black and brown design. With this device, you can record from a special microphone, radio, television, flashlight or other similar device. The recording level is controlled by an arrow indicator, which also fixes the supply voltage. Thanks to the microphone, the remote switching on the tape recorder, you can use it to record reports. The time of work from elements A 343 is about 10 hours. Weight with cassette and elements – 3.2 kg. Device parameters 90x318x225 mm.
He began to be issued since 1986, and since 1987 began to be called “Izh M-303-Stereo”. Was a cassette stereo apparatus of the 3rd class. The recording level is regulated by both manually and automatically. With a sharp break, the cassette tape or its end is triggered by hitchhiking. Equipped with a film consumption counter with a memorization device. The tape recorder is also equipped with arrow sensors of the recording level, has a noise reduction system. Produced in a beautiful silver case. Power is carried out with 6 batteries A 343 or network. Dimensions of the apparatus 442x217x116 mm. Weight together with batteries is 5 kg.
Produced from 1985 and 1987. This is a cassette stereo portable device of the 3rd class. Serves both to play and write sound signals. It has two loudspeakers, a device for expanding stereo thase, hitchhiking, timbre and stereo balance. It works from the network or from 6 elements A 343 and has a size of 388x145x85 mm.
The release of this model began in 1990. This is a third-class stereo tape recorder with 2 cassettes and two tape devices. One of them functions in recording or playback mode (b), the second is exclusively in playback mode (compartment a). The device is equipped with a three-band equalizer, an internal microphone, an electronic signal level sensor, a ribbon consumption counter, network indicators on a network and discharge of the battery. The device can be connected stereo telephones. Model parameters – 600x160x150 mm. Weight reaches 5 kg.
Overview of the «IZH 305» Stereo Watch in the following video.