The Ultimate Reel to Reel Tape Recorder Directory

Over 1500 recorders from 1947 through to the 1980s

Tape recorders from 200+ manufacturers (USA, UK, Japan, Europe, Scandinavia & more), each with its own page featuring images, descriptions, full specifications, year(s) produced and price when new.  Many are accompanied by a test report/ equipment review from the time that they were first sold.

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  • over 1500 tape recorder models
  • over 200 manufacturers
  • thousands of pictures
  • 470 vintage test reports taken from vintage magazines
  • 65 user manuals
  • original manufacturer’s product calalogues
  • 60 articles from the 1960s & 70s including:
    • manufacturer profiles
    • 1960s factory visits
    • general / historical
    • technical & maintenance


The Directory can be purchased either in a downloadable digital file ($US 28.95) OR on a USB Flash drive ($US 34.95 + shipping)

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Purchase as download ($US 28.95)

Purchase on USB flash drive ($34.95 + shipping)

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