Tape-Athon

reel to reel tape recorders

Tape-Athon reel to reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection
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Manufacturer Profiles

This is a list of information we have gathered from a variety of sources on some of the major analog reel to reel tape recorder and related equipment manufacturers. While we have strived to provide the best information available to us, there will be corrections and additions. We include personal stories about the companies when they are provided to us.  We always invite input on corrections and updates. Thank you!

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View calendar which lists company creation dates associated with world and recording history

 

1964 Billboard article about Tape-Athon reel to reel tape recorders in the Reel2ReelTexas /Museumof Magnetic Sound Recording vintage recording collection  1964 Tape Athon  about Tape-Athon's reel to reel tape recorders in the Reel2ReelTexas /Museumof Magnetic Sound Recording vintage recording collection

view 1964 Billboard article in pdf   • Brochure in pdf

           

   

 

Tape Athon Reel To Reel Tape Recorders in Collection

Year
Model
Ad
Unit in Museum collection
Specifications

 

1963 to 1971

 

Tape Athon Model 7210

 

1969 Tape Athon ad in reel2reeltexas.com and Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording vintage recording collection

1969 Tape Athon ad in reel2reeltexas.com and Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording vintage recording collection

1969 Tape Athon ad in reel2reeltexas.com and Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording vintage recording collection

 

  • Freq Response ?
  • Signal to Noise ?
  • Speed 1.875 & 3.75
  • Motors
  • Reels 10"
  • Timing accuracy ?
  • Weight ?
  • Price ?

 

 
 

Tape Athon ads

    1966 Tape Athon ad in reel2reeltexas.com and Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording vintage recording collection      1969 Tape Athon ad in reel2reeltexas.com and Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording vintage recording collection      


Photos from third parties

The following photo is of Tape Athon professional reel tape recorders provided by William "Bill" Schoenborn  - "It was taken in 1967 at WSPR-AM in Springfield, MA, where I was a disk jockey. That’s not me in the picture but another jock, who passed away several years ago."

Tape Athon professional reel tape recorders provided by William "Bill" Schoenborn  - "It was taken in 1967 at WSPR-AM in Springfield, MA, where I was a disk jockey  


The following photos are provided with permission from the owner. Tape Athon 900 reel to reel tape recorder and Langevin amp

 

       

       


We appreciate all photos sent to our museum. We hope to successfully preserve the sound recording history. If we have not credited a photo, we do not know its origin if it was not taken by the contributor. Please let us know if a photo on our site belongs to you and is not credited. We will be happy to give you credit, or remove it if you so choose.

1969 Tape Athon ad in reel2reeltexas.com and Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording vintage recording collection   Tape Athon backgrond music on reel to reel tape recorders  Tape Athon Echo unit for their reel to reel tape recorders  Tape Athon control unit for their music on reel to reel tape recorders

Tape Athon information on their music on reel to reel tape recorders  Tape Athon 375 reel to reel tape recorder  Tape Athon 375 reel to reel tape recorder  Tape Athon 375 reel to reel tape recorder

Tape-Athon 702-7  7 inch reel tape player and tape photos provided byBrett at the Larson Becker Co., Bavaria, IL to the Reel2ReelTexas.com - Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording vintage recording collection  Tape-Athon 702-7  7 inch reel tape player and tape photos provided byBrett at the Larson Becker Co., Bavaria, IL to the Reel2ReelTexas.com - Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording vintage recording collection  Tape-Athon 702-7  7 inch reel tape player and tape photos provided byBrett at the Larson Becker Co., Bavaria, IL to the Reel2ReelTexas.com - Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording vintage recording collection

Tape-Athon 702-7  7 inch reel tape player

Tape-Athon 702-7  7 inch reel tape player and tape photos provided byBrett at the Larson Becker Co., Bavaria, IL to the Reel2ReelTexas.com - Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording vintage recording collection  Tape-Athon 702-7  7 inch reel tape player and tape photos provided byBrett at the Larson Becker Co., Bavaria, IL to the Reel2ReelTexas.com - Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording vintage recording collection  Tape-Athon 702-7  7 inch reel tape player and tape photos provided byBrett at the Larson Becker Co., Bavaria, IL to the Reel2ReelTexas.com - Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording vintage recording collection

Tapes mailed to Larson Becker by Tape-Athon - note the Ampex label stating speed was 2 ips

 Photos provided by Brett at the Larson Becker Co., Bavaria, IL

 

Please help us create a permanent museum for this collection

Go to: • 3MAEG/MagnetophonAkaiAmplifier CorpAmpexAmproAstrocom/MarluxBang & OlufsenBellBell & HowellBell LabsBerlant ConcertoneBeyerdynamicBrüel & KjærBrenellBrushCetec GaussCraigCrown • DokorderEdisonEicoElectro VoiceEMI/GramophoneFerrographFostexGrundigHeathKitKLHLeevers RichLyrecMagnecordMarantzMCIMitsubishiNagraNakamichiNeumannNewcombNeveOkiOtariPentronPhilipsPioneerPrestoRangertoneRCARobertsRolaSansuiScullyShureSolid State LogicSonySoundcraftSpectoneStancil HoffmanStellavoxStephensStuder ReVoxTandbergTape-AthonTapesonicTeac/TascamTechnicsTelefunkenTolnai ToshibaUher VikingWebster Chicago/WebcorWebster ElectricWilcox-GayWollensak

 
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