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Technical Details

Brand: Walter

Model:404

Category:Vintage

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:United Kingdom

Release dates:1959 - 1962

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:( 3 dB): 40 - 12kHz at 7½ ips

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Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than -35dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

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Description

All Walter recorders, from the recording head, tape deck, and amplifiers were designed and made in-house at a time when most British machines were using ready-made decks from Collaro, Motek, Garrard a and Weare-Wright. A 5-position joystick control took care of all transport functions and the machine had a 7″ reel capacity.
3 watts of undistorted output were provided by the amplifier and an internal 9″ x 5″ speaker was provided.
Other features included on-board mixing facilities and outputs for external speaker and amplifier, storage for two (7″) reels, and a signal to noise ratio better than -35dB Price when new: £45

Additional Info

Audio output power: 3 watts / Inputs: microphone – 2mV. radio – 300mV / Outputs: extension speaker, amplifier / Speaker(s): 9″ x 5″ Elac / Dimensions: 16½ x 12½ x 8½”  (420 x 318 x 220 mm) / Weight: 23 lbs (10.45 kg) / half-track mono

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