InadditiontoJukeboxes,Ditchburnsetupadivisiontoprovidebackgroundmusic systemstoPubs,Clubs,Restaurants,Shops,andothercommercialpremises.We currentlyhavethreedifferentModelsthatweremanufacturedatDockRoadinthe Ditchburn collection here at the Ditchburn Project. The three models that we currently have in our collection are ….
The Symphonette (Waiting for Restoration)
The Symphonaire 70 (Restored)
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The Ditchburn DUET 70
(Waiting for Restoration)
TheDuetwasaHybridMachinethatworkedinconjunctionwithpremisesthatalsohadaJukeboxTheMachine providedBackgroundMusicfromthetapebutifsomeoneputacoinintheJukeboxandplayedasongthe background music would pause until the record on the Jukebox had finished playing.
OthermodelsofBMSmachineswereproducedbyDitchburninthe60sand70s.Belowisarangeofothermachines that Ditchburn manufactured and also some advertising literature promoting the background music systems.
Below is a YouTube Video showing the Symphonaire 70 in action.Click on the image below to view.