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Nagra LINO


2-Channel hand-held recorder

High quality solid-state audio recorder, the Nagra LINO is designed to be used in any ultra-portable recording situation. Its recording media is a removable SD / SDHC memory card, there is no limit to the card size allowed. (Standard SD cards have a maximum size of 2GB. from 2 GB to 32 GB they must be of the SDHC type). It records PCM Mono or Stereo audio wav files. MPEG compression allows for longer recording times. The LINO is powered by two “AA” batteries, offering in excess of 10 hours operation.

Key features

General features

The Nagra LINO uses high quality built-in microphones that provide excellent mono and stereo images. Designed for radio applications, the NAGRA LINO offers instant start-up, one button recording, automatic level control, internal loudspeaker and a low cut filter. Several switches on the rear of the recorder give the user rapid access to some important functions without the need to enter the menus.


The Nagra LINO has a miniature USB 2.0 port. Through this connection, the internal memory appears on the “desktop” as a mass storage device (external drive) of the PC / MAC and requires NO additional software or drivers. It can also be connected to the NAGRA LB for file editing and transfer operations in-the-field if desired.

Features list

  • Removable SD card media
  • Built-in loudspeaker
  • Stereo Line In / Out
  • Linear PCM, MP2 and MP3
  • Automatic gain control
  • Pre-recording buffer 
VOR (Voice operated recording)

Technical specifications



Data Storage medium Extractable SD memory card
Recording Method Digital (PCM) or Digital compression
Compression type ISO MPEG Layer III (MP3)
A/D & D/A conversion 16 / 24 Bit Sigma-Delta
Sampling Rate 44.1, 48 and 96 kHz
Frequency response 20Hz to 40 kHz ± 0.5dB
Mono/Stereo Switchable
File Format (.WAV) (.MP3)
Playback S/N ratio 94 dB (20 Hz – 22 kHz ASA”A” weighted)
Recording S/N Ratio 90 dB (ASA “A” Weighted)
Dynamic range 90dB
Microphone EIN > 122 dB
THD+N at 1 kHz <0.02% (20Hz to 22 kHz ASA”A” weighted)
Internal microphone gain 19 – 55 dB
Maximum line input +17dB
Headphone output Max 30mW (16Ω)

Power supply


Battery pack 2 x “AA” cells
Autonomy >10 hours



Dimensions 107 x 68 x 24 mm (4.2 x 0.9 x 2.6″)
Weight 250 g (0.5lb) including batteries



2070114000 NM-WS1 Wrist stap (replacement)
2070116000 CM-USB Miniature USB cable (replacement)
2070009020 NL-WC Working case for NAGRA LINO


2070116000 CM-USB Miniature USB cable

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