Category:Mid High Fidelity
Country of Manufacture:Netherlands
Release dates:1977 - 1982
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: 35Hz - 25 kHz 3¾ ips: 35Hz - 19 kHz 1 ips: 35Hz - 11 kHz
Wow and Flutter:(less than) 0.1% at 7½ . 0.15% at 3¾ and 0.3% at 1 ips
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:(better than) 60dB at 7½ ips. 60dB at 3¾ ips and 58dB at 1 ips
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
This recorder was almost
identical to the N4422 featured elsewhere on this CD-ROM with two notable
This recorder had no audio output stage or speakers. It did, however,
retain the bass-treble-volume-balance controls because it was intended
to driving a pair of active speakers (specifically Philips MFB or Motional
Feed-back speakers). These four controls are in the same position as their
N4422 counterparts but were of the rotary variety instead of sliders.
Otherwise the two models are identical.
For a more detailed description, see the page on the N4422.
Additional images for this recorder are supplied on the Get Reel Contemporary
Rewind speed: variable / Inputs: microphone, line, phono, tuner / Dimensions: 22″ x 8″ x17″ (557 x 210 x 437 mm) / quarter-track stereo