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Technical Details

Brand: Fidelity

Model:Playmaster

Category:Mainstream

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:

Release dates:1968-1968

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

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Voltage(s):

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

Description

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 spools 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 images and a detailed period test report are available on
the Get Reel Vintage CD-ROM.

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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