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Magnetic Recording History Pictures 2

Magnetic Recording History Pictures 2

Magnetic Recording History Pictures 2

Magnetophon K-4, ca. 1945
from Audio, Dec, 1988
Magnecord PT-6 tape recorder, ca. 1948
from Audio, Dec, 1988

The first generation of American tape recorders such as the Ampex Model 100 and the Magnecord PT-6 tape recorders were based on the design of the German Magnetophon.


Ampex Model 200A, ca. 1948
from AES Journal, June 1989
Ranger tape recorder ca. 1950,
from AES Journal, June 1989

German tape recorders were brought back from Germany at the end of World War II by John Mullin and Col. Richard Ranger and became the basis for American-made models.


AEG recorder, ca. 1936
from AES Journal, May, 1993
RRG recorders, ca. 1943
from AES Journal, May, 1993

German tape recorders on exhibit at the Audio Engineering Society 94th convention in Berlin, March 16-19, 1993


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