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Technical Details

Brand: Miny

Model:401

Category:

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1962 - 1965

Original Price: $£16

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4

Max Reel Size("): 7

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

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Frequency Response:200 - 6,000 Hz

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Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

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Description

This attractive little machine was a rim-drive, twin-track mono recorder with two small motors and a 4-transistor amplifier circuit.
Maximum reel size was 3¼ inches (82.5 mm) and average tape speed was approximately 3¾ ips. The inbuilt amplifier delivered 150mW into the small speaker or earphone for monitoring and  the machine also featured a pause control. There was no fast forward.
Price when new (UK) was £16 5 s

Additional Info

Recording time: 2 x 10 minutes / Batteries: 3 x UM-2 1.5 volts (motors) 1 x 006p 9V amplifier / Battery life: 50 hours motor, 100 hours amplifier / Inputs: crystal microphone (supplied) / Power output: 150 mW / Speaker: 2¼ inches (60mm) / Dimensions: 8 x 7¾ x 2½ inches (202 x 187 x 63mm) / Weight: 2.9 lbs (1.3 kg) without batteries / twin-track mono

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