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Item USN9

NAGRA KUDELSKI IV-S Stereo tape recorder a CCIR non- pilot recorder s/n 12913

Nagra IV-S stereo recorder in excellent condition and perfect working order,

Please Note :- this recorder now has a full set of Ruby Tape Guides and Pinch Roller, that was added after these pictures

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

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The level controls will lock together when the white lever on the red control is moved to the right

This recorder and the Perspex lid is in very good clean condition and perfect working order, and the lid rubber seal is in good order

The machine is Serial No12913 with the following features:
This machine has two line or microphone inputs which are switchable to select between "T" & Phantom powering (12v and 48volt), 50 or 200 Ohm Dynamic or ribbon microphones, phase switch on channel one, switching between microphone and line inputs on each channel, 3 speeds-38, 19, 9.5cm/s (15-7.5-3.75ips). Monitoring selector with monitor speaker, 1Khtz. Reference generator, NAB or CCIR playback EQ, a Bias Switch for tape type, Recording Limiter, Low Frequency Attenuation, silicon rubber pinch wheel and drive belts. Full set of Ruby tape guides. Direct /Tape monitoring and PPM metering with red for left and green for right channel meter needles with light, Monitoring selector with monitor speaker and level control or headphone monitoring in stereo or mono when the mono button is pressed, Recording Limiter, 1K/8k Hz. Reference generator set at -8dB, tape head screen cover.

These recorders have separate record and playback heads, so when you are recording you can monitor the input signal (DIRECT) or the off tape (TAPE) signal that has been recorded, this confident monitor switch saves you from having to keep playing the tape back to check the recording. If recording from an open microphone it is best to use closed headphones, like the Sennheiser HD25 when monitoring off tape, or you will hear the direct and off tape signals and you could get feedback

It has a nice clean battery compartment, But the rubber feet are worn and I am out of stock.

There is minimal head wear on the machine and it is setup and biased for RMG SM911 tape and the sound quality and levels between direct and off tape are identical. A roll of RMG SM911 tape is supplied with this recorder, this roll of tape has been used to adjust the Bias, EQ and levels, it now has a test tone and some music recorder on it for you to test out the recorder,

The tape bias EQ is set for number 1 on the bias switch for SM911, AGFA 468, Zonal 468 / 368 and the BASF 468 are very close, number 4 on the bias switch is set for LPR35 or 368 long play tape

ABOVE No damage to the back of the recorder or the lift off hinges but the hinges and case stand brackets are scratched. ABOVE RIGHT. The heads are used but in good condition but no pilot head

It works from 12 x U2 batteries or external ATN mains supply (not included)

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 condition

Supplied with shoulder strap or handle fixing screws, copy of Instruction manual, a roll of SM911 recording tape that was used to line up the recorder, now has 1k &10k tones at -10 dB and music for you to test the recorder, a new empty spool, and a N-SMPS2
24 volt mains power supply with mains lead to suit your country and I can find some used input output leads


To buy this item please telephone: Mike : 01932 241948 and quote the reference number or Email mike.sound@btinternet.com at EX PRO RECORDERS LTD

For overseas callers please dial +44 1932 241948