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Technical Details

Brand: Saba

Model:544 G

Category:Mid High Fidelity


Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Germany

Release dates:1972 - 1976

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 1 (PB)

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 220-240v

Frequency Response:( 3dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz - 18kHz 3¾ ips: 40Hz - 15kHz

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.21% at 3¾ ips, less than 0.15% at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details


The 544 G Hi Fi was a quarter-track stereo, 2-speed tape recorder (3¾ and 7½ ips) with an inbuilt monitor amplifier of 2 x 5 watts sinusoidal rating and four inbuilt speakers.

Features included automatic or manual level control. multiplay. slider
controls for volume, bass and treble. horizontal or vertical operation.
7″ maximum spool size and tinted plastic cover.
In a seemingly ‘opposing’ convention, the transport functions were controlled
by push buttons whilst the recorder functions were selected by a rotary
control switch.
Finished in either light walnut or white, the 544G was priced at around
£99 (including VAT)according to the UK 1974 tape recorder yearbook.

Additional Info

Semi-conductors: 31 transistors, 11 diodes / Audio output power: 2 x 5 watts music power / Inputs: microphone: 0.3mV into 4Kohms radio: 1mV into 14 Kohms phono: 100mV into 1Kohm / Outputs: line: 1mV into 14 Kohms external speakers: 4 – 16 ohms headphones: 8 ohms / Speaker(s): four / Dimensions: 9½ x 6½ x 13″ (495 x 165 x 330 mm) / quarter-track stereo


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