Country of Manufacture:Austria
Release dates:1962 - 1965
Speeds: 3 3/4, 1 7/8
Max Reel Size("): 7
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: quarter-track stereo
Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 3¾ ips: 60 to 13kHz
Wow and Flutter:0.6% peak to peak
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 40 dB
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10
A clone of the Philips EL3547, the Hornyphon Stereo NM4200T/00 was a modern machine for1962. fully solid state, quarter-track stereo and two built speakers and four track operation. Other features included ‘multiplay’ (sound-on-sound), two speed operation (3¾ ips and 1 ips) and a 5¾” maximum spool size.
Interestingly, the recorder did not have a power transformer. In a clever design feature aimed at saving space and weight (in addition to keeping costs down), extra windings on the drive motor were provided to take the place of this heavy and costly component.
Audio output power: 2.5 watts / Inputs: diode – 3mV / 20Kohm. phono – 150m / 500K. microphone – 1mV / 1K / Outputs: ext. speaker – 3 to 7 ohms. headphones, stereo output and diode / Speaker(s): twin circular 4″ / Dimensions: 19.8 lbs (9 kg) / Weight: 15.4 x 7.1 x 13 inches (390 x 180 x 330 mm) / quarter-track stereo