J-55

The J-55 was Lenco’s first portable 4-speed record player. This one here was sold by ExLibris and it has still the platter from it’s ancestor. It has an idler wheel with 60 mm ø - the same idler wheel was also used in the B 20-2 and B 30 models. There is also a speed control feature with an eddy current brake. The bakelite case was manufactured by Mafix in Obergerlafingen, a company that still exists.

J-55 with cover

J-55 top view

J-55, the platter is from its ancestor

J-55 top view without platter

J-55 speed selector

and SNr. sticker

J-55 bottom view

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Last Update: 25.12.2021

25.12.2021

- added the Lenco M-100 cartridge


26.11.2021

- added technical information for the C 2003 tape deck