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Brand: Fidelity

Model:Playmaster Deluxe



Electronics:Solid State

Equalization:NAB , IEC

Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom

Release dates:1965 - 1968

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: full-track-mono

# Motors: 1

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Outputs: RCA

Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 60 - 10kHz

Wow and Flutter:total 0.25% RMS

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:50dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10

Additional Details


The Fidelity Playmaster Major recorder had been available in either half-track or four-track configuration
for several years. This was the transistorised version, new for 1965.
Utilising a single speed (3¾ ips) BSR deck with simple joystick control, up to 5¾-inch reels could be accommodated. A tape position indicator was fitted to the four track model (4TR) and available as an optional extra on the two track unit (2TR).

Additional Info

Erase damping: 70dB down at 1kHz / Bias frequency: 50kHz / Semiconductors / valve complement: EM 84 (magic eye),BC107, 2 x OC75, 2 x AC128, AC176 / Rewind speed: 3½  minutes for 850ft / Audio output power: 3 watts / Inputs: microphone and radio / gram / Outputs: ext. speaker -15 ohms or more. headphones or amp – 750mV / Speaker(s): 8″ x 3″ high-flux permanent magnet / Dimensions: 15 x 12 x 5¾” (380 x 305 x 145 mm) / Weight: 15 lbs (7 kg) / see above


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