Tag Archives: Tape recorder

The Marconi-Stille magnetic recorder-reproducer.

  On Christmas Day 1932 the British Broadcasting Corporation first used a tape recorder for their broadcasts. The device used was a Marconi-Stille recorder, a huge tape machine which used steel razor tape 3 mm wide and 0.08 mm thick. In order more »

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Mullard – The Blackburn Vacuum Tubes Factory

This great documentary about the manufacturing of thermionic valves was made by Mullard at the Blackburn factory in Great Britain. The plant was closed in the early 80’s due to the decrease of demand for this kind of devices. The more »

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MIX Magazines Class of 2012

  Malibu, CA, June 14, 2012 The Year’s Finest Facilities Featured in MIX magazine’s Class of 2012. Each Year MIX magazine names the Hottest Recording/Production studios around the globe. Among this year’s studios was Creative Audio Works located in Plymouth more »

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Eight Track Museum opens in Dallas to display 1960s music cartridge relics

With compact discs going the way of cassettes, it’s unlikely that anyone under the age of, say, 40 even knows what an eight-track tape is. But those who remember–or are just plain curious–will have a place to gather on Valentine’s more »

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Sonorus Audio ATR10 Reel-to-Reel

Recently a growing number of music enthusiasts have rediscovered the sonic performance of analog tape. In support of this analog tape revival Sonorus Audio is introducing the ATR10 Analog Tape Reproducer.  With a price range of around $10,000 US.  It more »

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