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Rowe Customusic is a
background music Background music (British English: piped music) is a mode of musical performance in which the music is not intended to be a primary focus of potential listeners, but its content, character, and volume level are deliberately chosen to affect behav ...
system from the 1960s and 1970s. Up to six
Fidelipac The Fidelipac, commonly known as a "NAB cartridge" or simply "cart", is a magnetic tape sound recording format, used for radio broadcasting for playback of material over the air such as radio commercials, jingles, station identifications, and ...
type C endless-loop
magnetic tape Magnetic tape is a medium for magnetic storage made of a thin, magnetizable coating on a long, narrow strip of plastic film. It was developed in Germany in 1928, based on the earlier magnetic wire recording from Denmark. Devices that use magnet ...
cartridges can be loaded in the player, allowing up to 60 hours of playback. The case is 13⅝ " wide, 11⅛" high and 13¾" deep. Like the 3M Cantata 700, the player moves the
tape head A tape head is a type of transducer used in tape recorders to convert electrical signals to magnetic fluctuations and vice versa. They can also be used to read credit/debit/ gift cards because the strip of magnetic tape on the back of a credit ca ...
between cartridges and, as in other Fidelipac players, between the four tracks on a cartridge. The current cartridge number is indicated on a
seven-segment display A seven-segment display is a form of electronic display device for displaying decimal numerals that is an alternative to the more complex dot matrix displays. Seven-segment displays are widely used in digital clocks, electronic meters, basi ...
. Automatic track advancement was triggered by a conductive tape strip on the splice of the tape loop, or manually by pressing a button. Another switch located next to the power switch disables cartridge changeover, replaying only the current cartridge.bigdmc1
Rowe muzak player
YouTube 13 May 2010


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* bigdmc1
Rowe muzak player
YouTube 13 May 2010 * (German

retrieved 7 December 2016 * ttp:// ROWE/AMI Background Music Systems 1959–1976at the Jukebox-World
ROWE/AMI Background Music Systems HA600, HA900, CPC-60-1, CPC-75 , CPC-10-1
from 1960 till 1976 in the Jukebox-World at

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