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Brand: Masterwork

Model:M-800

Category:Vintage (Pre 1960, some recorders were so good, they belong in above categories)

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1964 - 1967

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

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Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

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Description

A budget domestic recorder, this Masterwork 3-speed, half-track mono recorder contained six transistors
and two diodes.
Controls were very simplistic and comprised of a rotary transport function selector, record lock, speed selector and volume/on-off. There was also a 3-digit tape counter and small VU meter.
Inputs were provided for mic and radio/phono and outputs for monitor and external speaker.

Additional Info

Audio output: approx 2 watts / Speaker: 3″ x 6″ / Bias frequency: 56kHz / Inputs: microphone and radio / phono / Outputs: monitor and external sepaker / half-track mono

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