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Item U227

NAGRA KUDELSKI 4S Stereo tape recorder FM pilot and is a 50Hz CCIR recorder

Nagra 4S stereo tape recorder in perfect working order but the case is in poor condition,

This Recorder has been serviced by Mike Harris Sound Services and will 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,

The heads are in very good condition.

There is some marks and scratches on all the label and the Perspex lid, and damage to the back of this recorder, see pictures bellow

The machine is Serial No.12163 with the following features:
This machine is a Full FM pilot sync Recorder, and 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, NAB or CCIR playback EQ, a Bias Switch for tape type, Recording Limiter, Low Frequency Attenuation, silicon rubber pinch wheel and drive belts, full 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 and a level control and push button mono switch, Recording Limiter,
1K/8k Hz. Reference generator set at -8dB, 50 Hz strobe roller

Above, the 3 pin XLR microphone inputs connectors have be replaced with new XLR sockets,

This is a full pilot sync recorder the pilot indicator is white, the pilot head is fitted and a pilot link plug is fitted in the pilot socket, this will allow you to lock sync to a film camera or use a tape speed control, to switch the pilot off just remove the pilot link plug from the PILOT IN socket

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 of tape, or you will hear the direct and off tape signals and you could get feedback

There is minimal head wear on the machine and it is setup and biased for RMG SM911 that is similar to Agfa, BASF PER 368 or 468 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,

It works from 12 x U2 batteries or external ATN mains supply (not included) but item UN31 N-SMPS power supply is included

This Recorder will be supplied with shoulder strap and fixing screw, copy of Instruction manual, pilot link plug, UN31 N-SMPS power supply and mains lead.

Please note:- there is part of the rubber gasket missing, there is damage to the back corner brackets, back of the Nagra and the lift off hinges.

This damage has not affected the workings of this recorder.

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

To buy this item please telephone: Mike : 01932 241948 and quote the reference number


For overseas callers please dial +44 1932 241948