The Sounds of Education

Performer Plus

The Performer Plus is the most flexible multimedia player/recorder designed for use in educational settings.

The Performer Plus™ multimedia player/recorder and stereo learning centers are designed for use during independent study, small group & whole class projects for language learning, literacy and ELL/ELD programs associated with the English Language Arts portion of the Common Core State Standards. The player doubles as a portable PA with its “voice-over” function for announcements or emergency instructions and features variable speed CD/cassette playback ideal for all types of activities from music & dance instruction to creative movement classes as well as for differentiating instruction when needed by students who need more time to master skills for comprehension. Its built-in electret mic records student responses and can be used for testing purposes, charting individual progress, or class projects.

Built with tamper-resistant speakers and rugged ABS plastic, the Performer Plus is made to withstand the rigors of daily use in educational settings so it's durable as well as long-lasting if it were to fall or be accidentally dropped. Additional features include remote control for freedom of movement around the classroom and 14 watts of output for voice and music projection through speakers that are powerful enough to reach out to a crowd of 100 students. The Performer Plus reads and plays CD/CD-R/RW and plays MP3 CDs, enabling it to play discs burned by personal computers.

With five 1/4” headphone jacks in back and a single 3.5mm headphone jack on top, the Performer Plus can be converted into a learning center without the need for an external, separate jackbox, making it perfect for a small group of differentiated learners to individually listen to audio content in classrooms and libraries. The Performer Plus is also available as a 5-Person Learning Center that includes five 2924AVPS headphones or with either a Tabletop or Rolling Cart ready-to-use Audio Pod with dedicated storage space for six 3068AV headphones, multimedia player, stereo jackbox, audio materials, books, and a special section to organize cables and cords for neat, classroom organization.

  • 14 Watts RMS loud enough for groups up to 100 people and can also be used as a mini public address system
  • Built-in mic records lessons/student responses
  • Variable speed playback on cassette/CD players
  • Plays CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3-CDs
  • AM/FM stereo
  • Line input/output connects with computers & other equipment
  • 6 built-in headphone jacks for listening center capabilities
  • 3.5mm & 1/4" mic inputs for public address uses
  • Detachable power supply ships and stores inside internal compartment

MSRP $515.50

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MSRP $614.80

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MSRP $888

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Performer Plus
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Amp Power Output7 Watts RMS per channel (14 total)
Amp Frequency Response30-20 kHz
Wow and Flutter<0.25%
S/N Ratio-55 dB
SpeakersTwo 5" round
MicrophoneBuilt-in electret
ControlsPower On/Off/Volume, Power LED/Standby, Volume, Bass, Treble, Function Selector, Balance, AM/FM Stereo Selector
Remote ControlFull function infrared remote control
Input JacksLine (RCA), microphone (3.5mm), 1/4"
Output JacksHeadphone (3.5mm), line (RCA), speaker (1/4"), five headphones (1/4")
Exterior CaseRugged ABS plastic for added durability and safety
Power Requirements120V/60Hz AC
Track Format4 tracks/2 channels
Recording SystemAC bias
Erasing SystemMagnetic erase
Tape Speed, FF/Rew TimeVariable, 120 seconds (C-60 recommended tape length)
Frequency Response80-8,000 Hz (normal tape)
Tape CounterICIA standard 2X 3-digit (deck 2)
ControlsPitch control (both decks), Record (Deck 1), Play, Cue, Review, Eject, Pause, Hi Speed Dubbing (2X)
CD Player
Disc CompatabilityPlays CD, CD-R, CD-RW, and MP3-CD discs
TrackingThree beam
Quantization16 bit/channel
Programmable20 selections
SpeedVariable speed playback (+/-15% in 3% increments)
ControlsPause, Play, Skip>>, Skip<<, Repeat, CD Program
Dimensions23"L x 9.25"W x 8.5"H
Weight12 lbs. (shipping weight 15 lbs.)
WarrantyFor school/business/church uses for 1 year from purchase
Detachable power supplyShips and stores inside internal compartment
Performer Plus 2455AV-03 Media Player
Power Output14 Watts RMS
Distortion1% at rated power
Radio Frequency RangeFM: 88-108 mHz,
AM: 530-1710 kHz
Mic. Inputs3.5mm and 1/4"
Cassette DeckVariable speed, dual fully programmable decks
CD PlayerVariable speed playback,
CD-R/RW, MP3-CD capability
JacksRemote Start/Stop Mic jack
Remote Tape On/Off Jack2.5mm
Headphone JacksOne 3.5mm, five 1/4" phone
Power RequirementsAC: 110V, 60Hz
DC: UM1 ("D") batteries (8)
Dimensions18.25"W x 6.5"H x 8.5"D
(5) Stereo Headphones 2924AVPS
EarcupsAmbient noise-reducing earcups
ConstructionEarcups and Headstrap with rugged ABS plastic for added durabilty
Sensitivity98dB ± 3dB at 1kHz
Volume ControlLocated on ear cups
CordStraight 6' with reinforced attachment
PlugStereo, 1/4" Nickel Plated Stereo, 3.5 mm Nickel Plated
Ear PadPVC (Washable)
HeadbandRugged PVC with Comfort Sling
Weight30 lbs. shipping weight
Warranty1 year from date of purchase
Performer Plus
Power Output14 Watts RMS
Distortion1% at rated power
Radio Frequency RangeFM: 88-108 mHz,
AM: 530-1710 kHz
Mic. Inputs3.5mm and 1/4”
Cassette DeckVariable speed, fully programmable dual
CD PlayerVariable speed, CD-R/RW, MP3-CD
JacksRemote Start/Stop Mic jack
Remote Tape On/Off Jack2.5mm
Headphone JacksOne 3.5mm, five 1/4” phone
Power RequirementsAC / DC
(6) 3068AV Headphones
EarcupsAmbient noise-reducing earcups
ConstructionEarcups and Headstrap with rugged
ABS plastic for added durability
Sensitivity98dB ± 3dB at 1kHz
VolumeDual controls on earcups
Cord6 foot coiled cord
HeadbandAdjustable, padded headband
Ear CushionFoam-filled leatherette
1210AVPS Jackbox
VolumeTen individual controls
WeightRolling System
(2455PLC6C shipped in three boxes)
Rolling cart + Califone equipment 18 lbs + 4 lbs + 30 lbs = 52 pounds

Tabletop System
(2455PLC6T shipped in two boxes)
Tabletop organizer + Califone equipment 9 lbs + 30 lbs = 39 pounds
Warranty1 year from date of purchase for the audio equipment, 5 years for the cart
Updated on: 12/18/2014
Blended Learning Wireless Washable Non-Washable
Q: When recording from CD to cassette with variable speed function via the Performer Plus™ (2455AV-03), would the 2455AV-03 LCD display show which specific variable speed has been selected?
Q: Can I record onto two cassette tapes simultaneously using Califone media players that feature dual cassette decks?
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