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Technical Details

Brand: Nagra

Model:4.2

Category:High Fidelity

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Switzerland

Release dates:1974-1974

Tracks:

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2, 15

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Voltage(s): Multi

Frequency Response:( 2dB): 15 ips: 30Hz - 20 kHz 7½ ips: 30Hz - 15 kHz 3¾ ips: 30Hz - 10 kHz

Wow and Flutter:15 ips: 0.05%. 7½ ips: 0.07%. 3¾ ips: 0.15%

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:15 ips: 71 dB, 7½ ips: 68 dB

Sound quality rating:7 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 7 / 10

Additional Details

Description

The Nagra 4.2 was a professional,
portable, mono full track recorder designed for radio, cinema and television
applications. First launched in 1971 it was considered (along with the
model 4 SL), an industry benchmark for 30 years, being finally replaced
by the Nagra 5 in 2002.
Features included three speeds: 38, 19 and 9.5 cm/s (15, 7½ , 3¾ ips), NAB or CCIR standard, separate recording and playback heads, a built-in
monitoring speaker switchable to source or tape, a reference generator,
modulometer, alarm indicator for power supply and tape transport.

Additional Info

Speed tolerance: better than 0.05% / Harmonic distortion: 1% at maximum peak level / Rewind speed: 600ft per minute / Inputs: two microphone inputs (switchable to dynamic, T or P (48V) condenser) one voltage or current line input one direct mixer input / Outputs: 4.4V or 1.55V balanced line output, (depending on the transformer installed) / Dimensions: 12½ x 8¾ x 4¼ " (317.5 x 222 x 108mm) / Weight: 11½ lbs (5.2kg) / full track mono

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