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Technical Details

Brand: Sound (TRE)

Model:Master

Category:Mid High Fidelity (most Japanese recorders fall into this category)

Application:Studio

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom

Release dates:1961 - 1964

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

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

Max Reel Size("): 10.5"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 40Hz - 15kHz at 7½ ips

Wow and Flutter:no greater than 0.15% at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

Introduced at the London Audio Fair held at the Hotel Russell in April 1961, this monster boasted a 10 watt output and an acoustically-designed reflex loudspeaker system.
The Collaro Studio deck was again utilized, this time with three heads which, coupled with the separate record and playback electronics, gave full off-the-tape monitoring.
Available in either half or quarter-track mono versions, the Sound Master featured three speeds with mixing and superimposition possibilities.
As you can see, this was a massive piece of equipment, weighing over 100 lbs (48 kg) and standing 40″ tall (over 1 meter!)
Price when new was £110 5s.

Additional Info

Hum & noise: -45dB / Rewind speed: approximately 65 seconds for 7″ spool of 1200ft / Audio output power: 10 watts / Speaker(s): acoustically-designed reflex loudspeaker system. / Dimensions: 20½ x 17½ x 40½”  (521 x 444.5 x 1029 mm) / Weight: 105 lbs (47.7 kg) / half or quarter-track mono

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