Category:Mid High Fidelity
Country of Manufacture:Netherlands
Release dates:1972 - 1976
Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 3
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Stereo
Frequency Response:( 3dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz - 20kHz 3¾ ips: 40Hz - 15kHz 1 ips: 60Hz - 8kHz
Wow and Flutter:7(DIN): < 0.15% at 7½ ips, < 0.2% at 3¾ ips. < 0.35% at 1 ips
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 50dB
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
Bettering the DIN 45 500 standards laid down for Hi-F, the N4418 was a four-track stereo recorder, featuring three speeds (7½ , (3¾ & 1 7/8ips), three motors, three heads (record, playback and erase) and internal 12 watts R.M.S. per channel amplifiers which could be used with the motors switched off.
Facilities were provided for A/B monitoring, multiplay, echo and input
All audio controls were of the slide-type and transport functionality
was via solenoid-controlled, illuminated light-touch buttons.
Rewind speed: 1800 ft in 180 seconds / Audio output power: 6 watts per channel on internal speakers 12 watts / channel ( 1 dB) on external speakers / Inputs: microphone 0.15mV / 2 K ohms auxiliary 2.0mV / 20 K ohms gramophone 1.5mV / 47 K ohms radio / amplifier 100 mV / 1 M ohm / Outputs: radio / amplifier: 1V / 50 K ohms external speaker: 12W / 4-8 ohms headphones: 3V / 400-600 ohms / Speaker(s): two 6 x 4″ elliptical / Dimensions: 20¼ x 15 x 7¾ inches (514 x 381 x 197 mm) / Weight: 26¼ lbs (12 Kg) / quarter-track stereo