Nakamichi Dragon 3 Heads Auto Reverse Tape Deck Serviced Low Use New Trim Superb
Nakamichi Dragon 3 Heads Auto Reverse Tape Deck Serviced Low Use
In Excellent Condition With New Trim
On offer is a highly advanced Nakamichi Dragon serviced by the Boffin @ Nak Central AudioLabs. This Nakamichi Dragon is a Japanese 100V version and comes ready supplied with a step-down transformer and has all the usual top features and comes from one of our private collections fully serviced and in optimum performance condition. It has been fully refurbished with a new black trim for the body cover.
The Nakamichi Dragon cassette deck is generally regarded as the best made and is highly sought after by collectors and aficionados all over the world. This Nakamichi Dragon is in top technical and cosmetic condition – meaning this machine has been very carefully used and maintained as can be seen with all the text legends in top condition – except some rubbing of “Eject” legend ( see photos).
The heads have been used lightly and are in excellent condition. This Dragon is in great technical condition and performs superbly.
Full auto-reverse and azimuth correction thanks to the NAAC system! It will automatically correct any azimuth differences on pre-recorded cassettes and cassettes recorded on other machines!
Nakamichi Dragon is a truly unique deck and in a class of its own! It is a direct drive, auto-reverse cassette deck incorporating the epoch-making NAAC system for automatic azimuth correction of the playback head which means playback quality and performance is fully optimised for cassette playback recorded on any cassette deck! Thanks to the NAAC system, sound quality differences between forward and reverse are eliminated, and perfect playback is possible under all conditions.
This Dragon is in exceptional condition with low use heads and in excellent cosmetic condition.
Please see HD photos for condition and cosmetics.
Japanese 100v version supplied with a step-down transformer for use in UK & Europe.
Serial Number 03085
Includes reprinted comb bound owners manual.
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
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Nak Central AudioLabs
Nak Central AudioLabs are a team of passionate collectors and qualified audio engineers of retro analogue gear, specialising mainly in high-end cassette decks and reel to reel, and whose expertise lies in their full restoration and repairs. Their combined years of experience in this field surpasses over sixty years and still have the same passion and enthusiasm to restore every high-end analogue media product to its best cosmetic condition and audio performance. Join us on our journey to analogue audio nirvana!