Brand: National (Panasonic)
Country of Manufacture:Japan
Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 10.5"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Stereo
# Motors: 1
Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 60Hz - 15kHz
Wow and Flutter:less than 0.25% at 7½ ips
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
This was a four-track stereo recorder with two speeds: 7½ ips and 3¾ ips.
A single motor provided the action for all functions and the unit had two heads, an erase and combined record/play.
The unit was fully transistorised and had two 4″ x 6″ PM speakers, separate volume and tone controls for each
channel and a digital index counter.
Other features included two VU meters, sound on sound and auto shut-off.
The recorder could be operated vertically or horizontally.
Price in 1966: US$179.95
Audio output power: 2 watts per channel / Inputs: 2 microphone, 2 auxiliary / Outputs: 2 extension speakers, 2 lines / Speaker(s): two 4″ x 6″ / Dimensions: 13¾ x 16½ x 8″ (349 x 419 x 203 mm) / Weight: 30 lbs 13.6 kg) / quarter-track stereo