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Manufactured by:
Tapco, American, founded 1969  Search this
Used by:
Angelo T. King, American, born 1959  Search this
Medium:
metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (without cord): 5 1/4 × 19 × 18 1/4 in. (13.3 × 48.3 × 46.4 cm)
H x W x D (with cord): 6 × 19 × 18 3/4 in., 41 lb. (15.2 × 48.3 × 47.6 cm, 18.6 kg)
Type:
amplifiers
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1970s
Description:
A metal Tapco amplifier model CP 500. The front of the amplifier has black dials that include two power lock dials, a power dial, and two channel dials. Above the dials, white text reads: [TAPCO CP 500 / dual channel power amplifier]. There are two black handles on either side of the front, as well as a white sticker that written by hand: [# 19]. The back of the amplifier has four inputs, a fan, a fuse, a power cord, and four outputs.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Hip hop (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Angelo T. King / The Original DJ Tony Tone AKA Tony Crush of The Cold Crush Brothers
Object number:
2012.47.12
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Tools and Equipment-Audiovisual
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.47.12