Audio Sound Recording Equipment

DAT Tape Recorder Panasonic Professional Digital Audio


Based on the popular SV-3700, the SV-3800 incorporates technological refinements for enhanced sound quality and functionality.

It features new 20-bit resolution DACs, together with the same type of 1-bit, 64 times oversampling A-D converter employed in the SV-3700.

The result is wider dynamic range, lower noise, and greater linearity. In audible terms this means natural sound, true to the original, with minimum colouration.

And of course, the SV-3800 incorporates the highest quality, high tolerance components, resulting in low noise and exceptional reliability for which Panasonic is famous.


  • Type: digital audio tape deck
  • Track System: 2-channel stereo
  • Tape Speed: 8.15, 12.225 mm/s
  • Recording Time: 120 minutes
  • Heads: 2000rpm, rotary
  • D/A Converter: 1 bit
  • A/D Converter: Sigma Delta bitstream, 1-bit, 64 times oversampling
  • Sampling Frequency: 48, 44.1, 32kHz
  • Frequency Response: 10Hz to 22kHz
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: 92dB
  • Dynamic Range: 92dB
  • Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.003%
  • Digital Inputs: AES/EBU, coaxial, optical
  • Digital Outputs: AES/EBU, coaxial, optical
  • Dimensions: 430 x 122 x 315mm
  • Weight: 5.9kg
  • Accessories: remote control