Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom
Speeds: 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 3 dB): 7½ ips: 50Hz -12kHz
Wow and Flutter:less than 0.3% at 7½ ips, Less than 0.4% at 3¾ ips
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
The poor man’s Nagra!
A two-speed (7½ and 3¾ ips) portable battery/mains recorder
able to take 4″ reels.
This British designed, Swiss built recorder was a half-track mono machine,
with separate batteries for the motor and electronics – a system which
was claimed to reduce motor noise to a minimum during recording.
At a speed of 7½ ips, the frequency response was a credible 50
– 12kHz 3dB
with a wow & flutter figure of less than 0.3% R.M.S.
Noise level: 50 dB weighted / Power consumption: approximately 170mA / Rewind speed (rewind) (forward): 1½ minutes for 4″ spool of long-playing tape 2½ minutes for 4″ spool of long-playing tape / Audio output power: 180 milliwatts / Inputs: mic: 0.2mV at input socket for fully modulated tape line: 0.2mV required to load tape to standard level / Outputs: maximum 1 V at OUT socket / Speaker(s): 3″ 20 ohm internal speaker / Dimensions: 9 x 6½ x 4½” (228 x 165 x 114mm) / Weight: 6½ pounds (less than 3 kg) / half-track mono