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Do it yourself Reel to reel for sale.
Small battery operated or combination AC/DC
was very popular, many different models
and brands were made.
Here is just a few from my collection.
Career Academy 1560.
TelTape recorder from 1958. Made in Germany.
and battery operated.
Following is from owners manual:
The Teltape is the newest electronic and,
mechanical achivement in the recording field.
It is made of high-impact,shock-resistant
plastic for lightness, strength and economy.
The revolutionary compact design makes,
use of the highest quality electronic and
Advanced circuitry design makes this miniature
recorder a modern miracle of this electronic age,
that will give inumerable hours of enjoyment
and entertainment at unheard of economy.
The Teltape transistor recorder is manufactured exclusively
for us (Filnor Products) in Western Germany,
where taperecorders where invented.
The small size of this outstanding recorder
is only 8-1/2 x 6-1/2 x 2-1/4.
Only weights 2 lbs.
Small type C-batteries power the entire
It will last 15 hours continual use and
don't need servicing for many years.....
The Teltape recorder is designed to accommodate
standard 3 inch reels.
It also have variable speed control
both for recording and playback.
Playing time is 16 minutes with
feet tape (3 inch)
A freshly loaded reel with the automatic
threading feature is in place and ready for
operation in 10 seconds.
Price new 1958, $ 29.95.
The red pilot ligth comes on when the main
switch is turned on. To the right is the,
speed regulator so the tape last longer.
Toggle switch in the center:
Left position= Record and Playback.
Center = Off. Right = Rewind.
This actually works, but quality, njaa..
It will record and play but there is no
built in speaker, you can listen with the
earphones that you have to hold to each ear,
A small plastic microphone is used for recording.
Made by Acme 1500 model
This one is a mystery, have not found
any information about it.
6 volt battery operated, has built in speaker
and classy chrome microphone.
2 speed - mono recording.
Very well built with hardly any plastic.
Faceplate is chrome and in very good condition.
It also works.
If you know anything about this model please contact me.
Sony TC-900 A.