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Technical Details

Brand: Masco

Model:52 Sound Reel

Category:Vintage

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1955-1955

Tracks:

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 10.5"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 80 - 8.5kHz

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Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

A dual track, dual speed
recorder with two heavy-duty motors, the Masco 52 took up to 7″ reels
and had separate inputs for microphone, radio or phonograph.
The push-button speed changer also automatically adjusted equalisation
.
This recorder was very similar to the Masco 37.
Outputs included extension speaker (8-16 ohms) and external amplifier
(500 ohms)
A neon record level indicator gave peak level reading and the unit was
finished in two-tone tweed and calf-trim “fabrikoid”.

Additional Info

Valve complement: 12AX7, 6SL7GT, 6V6GT / Audio output power: approx. 4 watts / Inputs: microphone, radio / phono / Outputs: speaker (8-16 ohms) and external amplifier (500 ohms) / Speaker(s): internal / Dimensions: 12½ x 15 x 10″ high (317 x 381 x 254 mm) / Weight: 39 lbs (17.7kg) / half-track mono

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