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Technical Details

Brand: Fidelity

Model:Argyll

Category:Vintage

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom

Release dates:1959 - 1962

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:(± 3 dB): 60Hz - 10kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.4%

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:50dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

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Description

The first recorder from Fidelity was the half-track mono Argyll with a BSR TD1 deck. The Argyll had a single speed of 3¾ ips and could accommodate 5¾ .-inch spools. Output was 4 watts through a 7 x 4-inch forward-facing internal speaker.
Features included straight-through amplifier, erase cut-out switch for superimposing (sound on sound), magic eye record level indicator, and inputs for mic and radio/pick up (mixable).
Price when new was £30 9s. including crystal microphone.

Additional Info

Rewind speed: 3½ minutes for 900ft / Audio output power: 4 watts / Inputs: microphone: 2mV. radio / gram: 60mV / Outputs: extension speaker / Speaker(s): 7″ x 4″ high-flux permanent magnet / Dimensions: 17 x 13½ x 7¼ .” (432 x 343 x 184mm) / Weight: 21 lbs (9.54 kg) / half-track mono

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