Over years, BE has produced many products for the studio. One of the earliest was the Spotmaster series of cart machines, later enhanced and improved as BE offerings, including the only stereo cart machine with a built-in phase monitor.
|Spotmaster 400A recorder|
|Spotmaster 405 reproducer - The first of the famous ones with the "hand crank" to bring the pressure roller up for use. The case on this one is made of wood!|
||Spotmaster 500A recorder|
1963 - $695 - to switch from record to play you had to rotate the knob on the lower right.
|Spotmaster 505B playback
1963 - $545
The record switch was replaced with a button.
|Spotmaster 500D recorder|
|Spotmaster 500AR Rack mount|
Approximately $5000 in 1988
|PhaseTrak 90 RPS featured a built-in phase meter and correction, and a splice finder|
|Delay unit - Many stations used this model to foster local talk shows, especially the telephone talk programs. This and similar machines eventually gave way to digital (bit brigade) machines.|