Category:Mid High Fidelity (most Japanese recorders fall into this category)
Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom
Release dates:1970 - 1974
Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Dimension: 16 x 6.375 x 11.5 inch - 406 x 162 x 292 mm
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Stereo
# Motors: 2
Voltage(s): 110-120v, 220-240v, Multi
Frequency Response:( 3dB): 3¾ ips: 60Hz - 14k Hz 1 ips: 80Hz - 8kHz
Wow and Flutter:0.25% at 3¾ ips DIN
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 45dB
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
A two-speed, 4-track mono recorder, “ideal for the enthusiast beginner”, to quote Pye’s promotional brochure.
Stereo (pre-recorded) tapes could be played back with the addition of an external stereo pre-amplifier and audio amplifier.
This was, in fact, nothing more than a re-packaged Philips N4308 (see picture below) and was also sold in Sweden under the DUX label.
Rewind speed: 1200 ft in 180 seconds / Audio output power: 4 watts / Inputs: microphone: 0.2mV 2 Kohms radio / diode: 2.0mV 20 Kohms pickup: 150mV 1.5 Mohms / Outputs: radio / diode 1V 20 Kohms external speaker 4W 4-8 ohms / Speaker(s): 6 x 4″ elliptical / Dimensions: 16½ x 11¾ x 5¾ (419 x 298 x 147 mm) / Weight: 17½ lbs (7.95 Kg) / quarter-track mono, stereo playback