Reel-to-Reel Tape Recorder

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Description (Brief)
Companies in many countries have produced magnetic recording devices, often in association with radio production. This professional grade machine was made in the 1959 by Tandbergs Radiofabrikk of Oslo, Norway. The reel-to-reel model 2TF unit was used at the National Museum to record interviews.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1959
maker
Tandbergs Radiofabrikk AS
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
vinyl (overall material)
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
foam rubber (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 in x 17 in x 13 1/2 in; 20.32 cm x 43.18 cm x 34.29 cm
ID Number
2010.0125.05
catalog number
2010.0125.05
accession number
2010.0125
Credit Line
from the Smithsonian Institution
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Magnetic Recording
Communications
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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