Country of Manufacture:USA
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
Frequency Response:(all ±2 dB): 7½ ips: 50-15kHz
Wow and Flutter:less than 0.2% at 7½ ips. 0.25% at 3¾. 0.35% at 1 ips
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 40dB for each channel
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
The 440 was a stereo quarter-track recorder with three speeds, 7″ reel capacity , all push-button operation and hybrid circuitry (transistorised preamplifier, tube output stage).
Record level was indicated by a dual neon light arrangement – normal and overload.
A stereo tube a 10-watt amplifier drove the two speakers, one internal 4 x 6″ and an external 6¼” speaker in the detachable lid.
Price when new was $US 239.95 with two microphones,two recording leads and one extension speaker lead.