Nagra V
24 bit Linear
Portable battery powered two-channel digital audio recorder using removable Hard Disk drive.

Principal applications:
On-Location Film / Documentary / TV Production
Portable Music Mastering / Wildlife recordings
Special Features:
SMPTE Time code, 24/96, BWF file format, M/S decoder,
Pre-recording buffer, Battery powered, Lightweight

Euro 7.000,00

2 channels (24 bit, 96 kHz AD / DA)
Post-production compatible (BWF files)
SMPTE Time Code
Affordable medium (2.5” Hard drive disk)
Pre-recording buffer
LCD display
Built-in matrix and MS decoder

Product description
The Nagra V is designed as the successor to the Nagra IVS-TC and a replacement for R-DAT.
Nagra V is a light, compact and reliable recorder manufactured to suit on-the-shoulder / on-location engineer needs. Its high quality also makes it a good alternative for music recordings. It can be delivered in the “single” modulometer or “double” modulometer configuration and can be completed with a wide variety of accessories.

Record Medium
The Nagra V records to a removable 2.5” hard disk allowing approximately 1hour of 48 kHz 24-bit recording per GB of available disk space. The hard drive is mounted in a removable drawer and can simply be connected to a PC or a Mac using: USB2 / PCMCIA / Firewire adapters. They also can be plugged into a 3.5” IDE bay. Transfer is made easy, fast and at an affordable price.

Optionally the Nagra V can be equipped with an additional internal shock-mounted hard disk. With this option permanent automatic copying can be made for back-up purposes.

Special Features
Optional Twin drive (Additional internal hard drive)
Double modulometer
M/S decoder
Camera return input available on the headphone as well as the analogue outputs
Optional limiter board for microphone inputs (order n. 70 31113 000)
On the AES output, dithering from 24 to 16 bits for back-up on a DAT or a CD
Pre-recording User programmable up to 20 sec
Stereo monitoring on a 1⁄4” jack plug

Technical Specifications

Data Storage medium Internal Hard disk and Removable hard disk
Recording Method Linear PCM
Compression type Broadcast Wave File BWF (WAV)
A/D & D/A conversion 24 Bit Sigma Delta
Sampling Rate 44.1, 48 kHz, (88.2 and 96 kHz optionally)
Recording capacity 1hr of 24 bit 48 kHz per GB
Pre-recording buffer User programmable up to 20 sec.
Level meter Digitally driven analogue modulometer with HOLD feature

Microphone inputs : 2 x XLR (Dynamic, “T” Powering and +48V Phantom) - Expandable to 4 if required using external accessory.
Microphone input sensitivity 2, 10 and 40 mV/Pa
Line inputs 15 pin SUB “D” connector
Line input sensitivity 1.5V to 4.4V for 0 dB recording
Digital input Using special cable on 15 pin SUB “D” connector
Input filters “Flat”, “LFA” and “SPEECH”
External reference 15 pin SUB “D” connector or BNC. (Word clock, video etc)
Limiters (optional) Selectable for each channel.

Analogue line output 2 x XLR (4,4V max)
THD at 1 kHz 0.1%
Dynamic range Typical 98dB
Frequency response 30Hz to 20 kHz (+0 dB -1 dB) at 48 ks/sec
Headphones Stereo 1⁄4” Jack
Mono output Banana connectors (600 W)
Digital output XLR AES-3 Pro
Time code IN/OUT 5 pin LEMO
M/S Decoder Switchable
Dither Menu selectable 24/16bits on Inputs and/or Outputs

Dimensions 290 x 220 x 115mm (11.4 x 8.6 x 4.5”)
Weight 2.75 kg (6 lb) without battery box
Quality control Every machine is tested: 1 cycle –10°C to + 60°C for 12 hours
Power Consumption 10W
Relative humidity From 10% to 99% (non condensin)


Internal Options
7031120000 NV-TC Time code option for NAGRA V, delivered with: QCTCU TC cable.
7031130000 NV-LIM Internal audio limiter circuit
7031145000 NV-96K High Sampling frequency option for NAGRA V

Hard Disks / Drawer
2097230000 NV-DRAW Removable drawer for miniature Hard Disk (Empty)
7031152000 HD-40G Removable drawer including miniature Hard Disk Drive 40 GB
7031153000 HD-60G Removable drawer including miniature Hard Disk Drive 60 GB
7031162000 IHD Internal Hard drive option for NAGRA V (Incl. 60GB disk)

Powering Options
7031110000 NV-LIB Battery box with lithium Ion battery pack, with charger circuit and manual.
2098260000 NV-LISET Replacement set of Lithium Ion battery pack 65W for NV-LIB
2031150000 NV-PSU Mains power supply for NV-LIB
7019111000 NA-BB8B Battery Box for 8 "D" cells
2097940000 NV-NTA Ambient external NP-1 battery pack adaptor

Case / Handle
2031155000 NV-CH Metal Carrying handle for NAGRA-V / ARES-C
2099185000 NV-SCC Soft carrying case for NAGRA V / ARES-C equipped with NV-LIB battery box

Software / Adapters / Cables
7010540000 ND-PCA Adaptor RS232/422 for serial PC connection for the NVCOM software
7031100000 NV-COM PC Software for NAGRA V
2097935000 HD-PCM PCMCIA / IDE adapter from HDD to PC
2097937000 HD-USB USB2 / IDE adapter from HDD to PC
2097939000 HD-FW FIREWIRE / IDE adapter from HDD to PC
2095970000 CXLR-FM 3-pin XLR Cable male-female 1.5 m (5 ft)
2095971000 CXLR-FF 3-pin XLR Cable female-female 1.5 m (5 ft)
2095972000 ECXLR-FM 3-pin XLR Cable male-female 10 m (33 ft)
7010901000 DCR Microphone input cable DIN 3F-XLR M 1.5 m (5 ft)
7016908000 QCTC Time code cable Lemo-Lemo
7031140000 NV-CDI Digital input cable 15-pin mini “D” XLR 3-pin female 1.5m (5 ft)
2095974000 C-LIN-FF Line input cable 15-pin mini “D” 2 XLR 3-pin female 1.5m (5 ft)
2095973000 C-LIN-MM Line input cable 15-pin mini “D” 2 XLR 3-pin male 1.5m (5 ft)

Nagra - Kudelski Group
PO Box 134 - Route de Genève 22
1033 Cheseaux - Switzerland
Tel : + 41 21 732 01 01 , Fax : + 41 21 732 01 00

advanced technologic sound magazine
2006 January issue 145

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