Category:Mid High Fidelity
Country of Manufacture:USA
Release dates:1963 - 1966
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 3 dB): 7½ ips: 50Hz - 15kHz
Wow and Flutter:less than 0.3% at 7½ ips
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
The top of the Knight range
for 1963, the 4310A recorded and played both in half and quarter-track
stereo. Two 8 watt push-pull “Hi-Fi” amplifiers drove
two 6″ speakers. Three speeds were provided plus an automatic
shut-off. A three digit counter and two ceramic microphones were
also part of the deal.
Six pushbuttons controlled the tape transport functions: Stop, Record,
Rewind, Wind, Play and Pause
This machine was featured as “our finest stereo tape recorder”
in the 1963 Allied Electronics catalogue.
Total harmonic distortion: below 1% / Audio output power: 2 x 8 watts / Inputs: high impedance microphone input and line input / Outputs: extension speakers and hi-level outputs for external amplifier / Speaker(s): twin wide-range 6″ inbuilt / Dimensions: 9½ x 18 x 14½” (224 x 457 x 368 mm) / Weight: 30 lbs (13.6 kg) / quarter-track stereo