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Item UMN1


Mono tape recorder. This recorder runs on 2 x AA batteries

Nagra SN-N mono full track 2 speed recorder in excellent condition and perfect working order, this recorder updates the SN recorder that had no speed switch, The SN-N has High and Low speed and the speed is variable between the two.

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

Before you use the recorder check the transport lock is off, that's the half round knob by the meter, it is now in the off position, if it is rotated down, the lock is on and you cannot operate the recorder.

Above left is the control lever, push in to (Load) and up to lock in, to play the tape, but if you have a microphone or input lead plugged in the connector ( just above the control lever) it is in the recording position and will record.

Pull out and up to lock the control lever to REWIND the tape, then at the top canter of the recorder is a rewind mechanism, press the flat bar that is across the top and the rewind arm will pop up, lift up the chrome pin, then holding the pin, wind the tape in a clockwise direction.

On the right hand side of the SN is a push button battery test, the voltage is indicated on the meter

The tape spools are held by a cross bar, rotate the bar until it lines up with the slot in the tape spool and lift off the tape spool

There is a high or low speed control just to the right of the rewind handle. The TTA control is Tape Tension Adjustment (this is set)

This recorder is fitted with a record level control, set your record level on the meter with the red knob

This recorder is all in good working order, and is complete with no windows missing from the lid

The machine has the following features: It is a full track mono recorder, It has a Nagra SAR lapel microphone and all the leads you will ever need, a microphone input lead that has a 3-pin XLR lead socket and 3-pin XLR lead socket for Line input on the same Micro input plug,

There is 3 output leads a SCU 3.5 mono jack to Banana plug with DC blocking, a 3.5 mono jack to Nagra SCN IV or 4.2 6 pin Tuchel input, also with DC blocking and a 3.5 mono jack to 3.5 stereo jack socket so you can use stereo headphones. I have included 3 metal spools of tape and 2 empty metal spools, it is also with the original SN leather case, all are in good working order.

Inside the bottom case is a block diagram with connection information for accessories, and inside the lid are operating instructions, and you can see the 2 AA batteries that the recorder runs on,

The tape spools are all metal, the SN tape heads are in very good condition


When the Microphone / Line input plug is fitted in the side of the SN, it is in the record mode, pushing in the control lever to ON, the recorder will run the tape, check your level on the meter, and adjust on the red knob by the take up tension roller. From the PHONES 3.5 mono jack socket on the left side of the SN is an off tape output to monitor the recording, there is a delay from the direct input


Unplugging the Microphone / Line input plug, puts the SN in the playback mode, rewind the tape and check the playback,

More info see Crypto Museum

To buy this item please telephone: Mike : 01932 241948 or Email at EX PRO RECORDERS LTD and quote the reference number

For overseas callers please dial +44 1932 241948