This excellent example of the famed Nakamichi Dragon is in perfect working order. It has been thoroughly refurbished by a professional technician, and looks and sounds amazing. Many parts have been replaced or rebuilt.
The cassette deck is functioning as if it were brand new. Cosmetically it is in very good condition with some slight wear to the face and a faint scratch on the top. Included in the sale is the original owners manual and a copy of the repair receipt.
The Nakamichi Dragon is a truly unique deck.
It is a direct drive, auto reverse cassette deck incorporating the epoch making NAAC system for automatic azimuth correction of the playback head.
Thanks to the NAAC system, sound quality differences between forward and reverse are completely eliminated and perfect playback is possible under all conditions.
Furthermore, manual calibration facilities for record sensitivity and bias permit high precision adjustment to suit the requirements of every tape.
Type: auto reverse, 3-head, single compact cassette deck
Track System: 4-track, 2-channel stereo
Tape Speed: 4.8 cm/s
Heads: 1 x record, 1 x playback, 1 x erase
Motor: 2 x capstan, 1 x reel, 1 x auto azimuth, 1 x mechanism
Tape Type: type I, CrO2, Metal
Noise Reduction: B, C
Frequency Response: 20Hz to 22kHz (Metal tape)
Signal to Noise Ratio: 72dB (dolby C)
Wow and Flutter: 0.04%
Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.8%
Input: 50mV (line)
Output: 1V (line)
Dimensions: 450 x 135 x 300mm