Item UMN14

Nagra lll Mono reel to reel 1/4" tape recorder S/N B 63 2947 and was made in 1963 and is a non pilot recorder

This Nagra 111 in good condition for its age and perfect working order. It has been serviced by Mike Harris Sound Services and comes with a 3 month guarantee. Supplied with Instruction Manual, shoulder strap and case fixing screws.

This Nagra III recorder is in very good condition and very good working order.

The heads are in good condition and no head loss adjustment was needed when lining up the playback or record biasing

As you can see the main function switch is set for EXT External power, if you rotate the switch right round to BAT the recorder is then using internal batteries. You can check the battery volts by switching to BATT & METER, and when switch to TEST the microphone is adjusted by the MIKE input control and the line input is set by LINE INPUT control, the output comes up on the MONITORING OUTPUT, and it will give you the Off tape and Direct output.

This Recorder has been modified, the MONITORING OUTPUT has been changed to a stereo 1/4 jack socket that is connected so you can use mono or stereo headphone, and also has a level control, this output is also the off tape line output

This Recorder as a good clean lid and has had new motor and pinch wheel bearing and a full service.

Please note:- you can only use and ATN 24 volts power supply, or the U31 SMPS on main page for power supply .

The 35 volts ATN 2 or ATN 3 power supplies must not be used with this recorder.

Please note:- the control knob on the top of the Nagra 111 is the tape transport control, see the above picture, it is in the park position (dot to dot), the recorder must be left like this when not in use, or you will damage the pinch wheel or rewind rubber drive.

On the left of the top deck the two rollers are flutter filters with 50 Hz and 60 Hz stroboscope on top. The push button between them is fast forward, when in playback. When you have turned the tape transport control around fully clockwise the pinch wheel is engaged with the capstan when the main switch is in Record or Playback and the tape will run. For fast rewind turn the tape transport control fully anti-clockwise with the main function switch set to playback.

The stroboscope roller is for checking speed, If you put a mains light over it the wagon wheel affect, makes it look like it's standing still

ABOVE RIGHT, Tape speed switch 3 tape speeds 38, 19, 9.5cm/s (15,7.5, 3.75 ips) and 3 pin XLR socket for Dynamic or Ribbon Microphone. Or you can use microphones with internal battery powering

ABOVE LEFT: The line input and line direct output are on 4 mm Banana plugs on this side, or you can use the headphone 1/4 jack sockets for off tape output. The top 6 pin Tuchel socket is for the ATN power supply,


It has a good battery compartment with a little corrosion and stains but all the connections are good, the base of the recorder is in good condition but for the screw holes, see below.

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

Please note :- there are some minor scratches and marks on the case and lid

no sign of dust or water damage inside this case.

To fit the jack socket a level control, the amp had to be moved back, so there are the old screw holes,

and this recorder was ones the property of the BBC

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