ANS & REC MACH No. 201A
Answer and Recording Machine No. 201A, sales name Tern, is a low profile telephone
answering and recording machine which uses standard size mini-cassettes to store both
incoming and outgoing messages. Tern may be used as an "answering only" machine
by omitting the incoming message cassette. The machine is housed in a mock teak finish
plastic cabinet and the control functions are written on a matt black finish finger plate.
Access to the mini-cassettes is obtained by sliding off a panel situated on the top
surface using the thumb or finger. The facilities of the machine are listed below:-
Outgoing Dictation Conference Announcement 5 to 180 secs Message facility Incoming message Aux socket for mic and headphone capacity up to 80 mins Two way Recording Call Counter Call Monitoring Telephone Line Test Answering Only Pay Tone Detection Remote Interrogation Volume Control Built in microphone Voice Operated Switch (VOX) release Fast Tape Forward and Rewind Line break release Fast Tape Erase Ring trip Adjuster (2 or 4 cycles) Tape full detection Auto paging
The machine is mains Powered and can be interrogated locally, or remotely using the
portable "bleeper" supplied with each machine. The "bleeper" will work
on one of a number of different frequencies and should always be associated with the
machine with which it was supplied.
Last revised: December 21, 2010