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Item U156

NAGRA KUDELSKI 4.2 mono tape recorder a CCIR non- pilot recorder

Nagra recorder in excellent condition and perfect working order.

This Recorder has been serviced by Mike Harris Sound Services and has a 3 Month guarantee for date of purchase

With UN3I power supply, shoulder strap fixing screw, a copy of Instruction manual and a new roll of tape with test frequency run and pink noise that was used to line up the recorder.

The machine has the following features:
2 x 200 Ohm Dynamic microphone inputs, a line input on banana plugs and also on a 6 pin Tuchel ASS socket. It has Direct or off Tape monitoring and metering, monitoring selector with monitor speaker and level control, manual or automatic headphone monitoring with level control. It has 1 & 2 high pass and 1&2 LFA low frequency attenuation filters, 3 tape speeds- 38, 19, 9.5cm/s (15-7.5-3.75ips). 50Hz strobe roller, 1Khtz. Reference generator set at -8dB, automatic recording limiter, automatic and manual recording level, low frequency attenuation. Metering of most functions. New silicon rubber pinch wheel and drive belts, the take up roller has a minutes counter, runs 5" spools and it will run 7" tape spools with the lid open, the lid has lift off hinges.

This is a full track mono recorder with no Pilot sync fitted, S/N 84953

ABOVE LEFT To open the case, above the pilot in plug and handle fixing screw are the two large case opening screws, please note; only unscrew 3 or 4 turns do not take right out, as sometimes the circlips are missing that stops the nut falling off into the works. The 6-pin Tuchel/binder socket for external power and a 4 pin pilot socket. As no pilot is fitted this socket is not used, the 4 mm banana sockets are 4.4 volts output at 600 ohm, you also have the playback speaker,

ABOVE LEFT, ( left to right ) 1 & 2 Dynamic 3 pin XLR microphone inputs, the Line Input is on an ACC socket using a 6 pin Tuchel/binder plug or in the 4 mm banana plugs. Or use the 7 pin MIXER socket that has a Playback output and Direct input, then you have the speaker volume control.

ABOVE LEFT: The heads are in good condition and no head loss adjustment was needed when lining up the playback or biasing, the tape bias and EQ is set for AGFA 468 or 368, Zonal 468 / 368 and BASF 468 or 368, ABOVE RIGHT. Nice clean back and the lid has lift off hinges, press the 2 pins together on the hinge to take the lid off


This recorder has had a full service and a new main function switch has been fitted with the updated type

The recorder works from 12 x U2 batteries or external ATN mains supply (not included) but is with a SMPS power supply see item UN31

Nagra is the best reel-to-reel tape recorder ever made with the best of Swiss engineering that you are never likely to see again.
One of the joys of owning a Nagra is that it is an all in one over the shoulder recorder and when you switch it on you know it's going to work and give you a professional quality recording in any conditions

Please note: - The Perspex lid has some scratches, and the battery box has corrosion on the cover and a replacement cover holding clip. But the battery compartment and connectors are all good

Extras, mods and updates with this recorder click to find out more = 10

To buy this item please telephone: Mike Harris 01932 241948 or Email ;