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ERA 444

2-Speed Belt-Drive Record Player

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ERA 444


The ERA 444 has truly earned its share of praise. It embodies the principal technical advances which have given ERA its international reputation.

These features include the world's slowest-running synchronous turntable motor giving absolutely constant speed; ERA-patented Flexiprene belt drive; Silent Bloc mounting, another ERA original; pick-up arm incorporating the new ERA Frictionless Pivot — a unique development; anti-skating bias compensation. smoke-tinted Plexiglass cover.

The turntable assembly is mounted in an attractive base, with wooden sides. The overall effect is elegant and restrained.

It's excellent performance-to-price ratio ensures that the ERA 444 is not only unrivalled in its class; it also compares very favourably with units of far higher price.


Motor: 48-pole, synchronous

Speeds: 33 and 45 rpm

Drive method: Flexiprene belt, precision-machined to 2 mills; single step-down gear

Rumble: 73 dB (DIN B)

Platter: metal throughout; balanced 12in dia (30 cm), 2,65 lb (1,2 Kg)

Dimensions: 16 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 12 1/4 in (410 x 130 x 310 mm)

Weight: 18 lb ( 8 kg )


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