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Technical Details

Brand: Murphy





Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom

Release dates:1961 - 1964

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

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 50Hz -10kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.2%

Sound quality rating:4 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details


An entry level tape recorder built with the Garrard Bichette magazine deck for easy tape loading.
This was a very cheap unit, costing under £30 in the U.K. and understandably, controls and features were few and far between. The consisted of an on/off switch built into the tone control, a single volume control for record or playback and a magic eye level indicator.
Transport controls were Off, Play, Record and a single direction Wind lever.
The Garrard magazine was an early attempt at a cassette system but didn’t really take off. Other R-R recorders to utilize it were the Volmar Vega, the Simon Minstrelle and the Simon Cymbal, all from 1961.

Additional Info

Audio output power: 3 watts / Inputs: microphone and radio / Outputs: preamp / Dimensions (with lid): 12¾ x 10¼ x 7¼ ” ( 234 x 260 x 181 mm) / Weight: 21 lbs (9.5 kg) / half-track mono


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