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AMPEX Reel To Reel Tape Recorders in MOMSR Collection

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Year
Model
Ad
Unit in Museum collection
Specifications

1947

to

1948

Ampex 200A
1948 ad for the Ampex 200A
Ampex 200A in Museum of MAgnetic Sound Recording collection
  • Freq Response 30 to 15,000 cycles +/- 1 db
  • Signal to Noise 60 db
  • Speed 30 ips
  • Motors 3
  • Reels 14 inch
  • Timing accuracy 0.03% @  30ips
  • Weight 240 pounds   -   tube
  • Price $5,000   manual conversion

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1949
Ampex 300
1949 ad for the Ampex 300
Ampex 300 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
  • Freq Response 50 to 15,000 cycles +/- 2 db
  • Signal to Noise 70 db
  • Speed 7.5 & 15 ips
  • Motors 3
  • Reels 10.5 inch
  • Timing accuracy 0.1% rms @15ips
  • Weight approx 60 pounds   -   tube
  • Price $1,595  manual

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1950
Ampex 400
1949 ad for the Ampex 300
Ampex 400 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
  • Freq Response 30 to 15,000 cycles +/- 2 db
  • Signal to Noise 65 db
  • Speed 7.5 & 15 ips
  • Motors 3
  • Reels 10.5 inch
  • Timing accuracy 0.2% rms @15ips
  • Weight approx 60 pounds   -   tube
  • Price $895  manual

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1954
Ampex 600/620
1949 ad for the Ampex 300
Ampex 600 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
  • Freq Response 40 to 15,000 cycles +/- 2 db
  • Signal to Noise 55 db
  • Speed 7.5
  • Motors 31
  • Reels 7 inch
  • Timing accuracy 0.25% rms @7ips
  • Weight approx 28 pounds   -   tube

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1954
Ampex 601
1960 ad for the Ampex 601 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording
Ampex 601 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
  • Freq Response 30 -15,000 
  • Signal to Noise  55db
  • Speed 7.5
  • Motors 1
  • Reels 7 inch
  • Timing accuracy  0.17%
  • Weight approx 42 pounds   -   tube
  • Price $ 545

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1956

to

1964

Ampex 601-2
1960 ad for the Ampex 601-2 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording
Ampex 601-2 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
  • Freq Response  30 - 15,000
  • Signal to Noise  50 db
  • Speed 7.5
  • Motors 1
  • Reels 7 inch
  • Timing accuracy 0.17%
  • Weight 42 lb   -   tube
  • Price $995

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Year
Model
Ad
Unit in Museum collection
Specifications
1958
Ampex 351
1958 ad for the Ampex 351 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
Ampex 351 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
  • Freq Response 30 to 15,000 cycles +/- 2 db @ 15ips
  • Signal to Noise 55 db
  • Speed 7.5 & 15 or 15 and 30 ips
  • Motors 3
  • Reels 10.5 inch
  • Timing accuracy 0.15% rms @15ips
  • Weight Trans 58 lb, Elect 36 lb   -   tube
  • Price $2,325  Manual

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1960

Ampex 960 "Caprice"

(older version)

1958 ad for the Ampex 860 'Caprice" professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
Ampex 960 tube  professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
  • Freq Response 30 - 15,000
  • Signal to Noise 55 db
  • Speed 3.75 & 7.5 ips
  • Motors 1
  • Reels 7 inch
  • Timing accuracy 0.2%
  • Weight 36 lb
  • Price $650
 
1963
Ampex F44 Fine Line
1963 ad for the Ampex F-44 Fine Line  professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
Ampex F44 (4460) Fine Line professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
  • Freq Response 50 -15,000
  • Signal to Noise 53 db
  • Speed 3.75 & 7.5 ips
  • Motors 1
  • Reels 7 inch
  • Timing accuracy 0.2%
  • Weight 49 lb
  • Price $595
 
1964
Ampex 2100
1970 ad for the Ampex 2100 reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording
Ampex 2100 Solid state autoload reversing  reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
  • Freq Response 50 to 17,000
  • Signal to Noise
  • Speed 1.875, 3.75 & 7.5
  • Motors 1
  • Reels 7 inch
  • Timing accuracy 0.15%
  • Weight 39 lb
  • Price $439
Year
Model
Ad
Unit in Museum collection
Specifications
1964
Ampex 761
1970 ad for the Ampex 761 reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording
Ampex 761 reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
  • Freq Response 50 to 15,000
  • Signal to Noise
  • Speed 3.75 & 7.5
  • Motors 1
  • Reels 7 inch
  • Timing accuracy 0.15%
  • Weight 42 lb
  • Price $329
 
1966
Ampex 350
1966 ad for the Ampex 350 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
Ampex 350 solid state professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
  • Freq Response 30 to 15,000 cycles +/- 2 db @ 15ips
  • Signal to Noise 60 db
  • Speed 7.5 & 15 or 3.75 and 7.5 ips
  • Motors 3
  • Reels 10.5 inch
  • Timing accuracy 0.2% rms @15ips
  • Weight Trans 168 lb in console, Elect 36 lb - Solid state
  • Price $2,720  schematic

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1967
Ampex AG-440 mono
Ad for the Ampex AG-440 in the Museum of MAgnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
Ampex 351 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
  • Freq Response
  • Signal to Noise
  • Speed  7.5 & 15 ips
  • Motors 3
  • Reels 10.5 inch
  • Timing accuracy
  • Weight
  • Price $2,120   Manual
 
1967
Ampex AG-600 Solid State
Ad for the Ampex AG-600 Solid State professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
Ampex 600 Solid state professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
  • Freq Response 40 to 15,000 @ 7.5
  • Signal to Noise  57 db
  • Speed  3.75 & 7.5 ips
  • Motors 1
  • Reels 7 inch
  • Timing accuracy 0.17%
  • Weight 28 lb
  • Price $720
Year
Model
Ad
Unit in Museum collection
Specifications
1967
Ampex AG-600-2 Solid State
Ad for the Ampex AG-600-2 Solid State professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
Ampex 600-2 Solid state  professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
  • Freq Response 40 to 15,000 @ 7.5
  • Signal to Noise  57 db
  • Speed  3.75 & 7.5 ips
  • Motors 1
  • Reels 7 inch
  • Timing accuracy 0.17%
  • Weight 42 lb
  • Price $720
 
1967
Ampex -AG-445B stereo
Information about the Ampex AG-445B professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording
Ampex 351 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
  • Freq Response 30 to 18,000 @ 7.5
  • Signal to Noise
  • Speed 3.75& 7.5 or 7.5 & 15 ips
  • Motors 3
  • Reels 10.5 inch
  • Timing accuracy 0.05%
  • Weight 69 lb
  • Price $2,760
 
1968
Ampex AG-500
Ad for the Ampex AG-500 Solid State professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
Ampex AG500 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
  • Freq Response 30 - 18,000 @ 15ips
  • Signal to Noise 55 db
  • Speed 1.875 & 3.75 or  3.75 & 7.5 or 7.5 & 15
  • Motors 3
  • Reels 10.5 inch
  • Timing accuracy 0.25%
  • Weight 72 lb
  • Price $1,695
 
1968
Ampex 602
Ad for the Ampex AG-500 Solid State professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
Ampex 351 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
  • Freq Response 40 -15,000
  • Signal to Noise 57 db
  • Speed 3.75 & 7.5 ips
  • Motors 1
  • Reels 7 inch
  • Timing accuracy 0.017% @ 7.5
  • Weight 28 lb
  • Price $625
 
1969
Ampex AM-10
Ad for the Ampex AM-10 microphone mixer in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording
Ampex AM-10 mixer in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
 
 
1971
Ampex AX-300
Ad for the Ampex AX-300 reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
Ampex 351 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
  • Freq Response 20 - 20,000
  • Signal to Noise
  • Speed 1.875, 3.75 & 7.5
  • Motors 3
  • Reels 7 inch
  • Timing accuracy 0.09%
  • Weight 45 lb
  • Price $695
Year
Model
Ad
Unit in Museum collection
Specifications
1975
Ampex ATR-700
1966 ad for the Ampex ATR-700 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
Ampex ATR-700 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording
  • Freq Response 40 - 18,000
  • Signal to Noise
  • Speed 3.75 & 7.5 or 7.5 & 15 ips
  • Reels 10.5 inch
  • Timing accuracy  0.08% @ 15 ips
  • Weight 62 lb
  • Price $1,995

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1976
ATR-100
1976 ad for the Ampex ATR-100 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
Ampex ATR-100 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording
  • Freq Response 200 to 20,000 cycles 30ips
  • Signal to Noise 73 db
  • Speed 7.5,15 and 30 ips
  • Reels 10.5 inch
  • Timing accuracy 0.2% rms @15ips
  • Weight Trans 148 lb in console, Solid state
  • Price $5,450

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1982
Ampex -ATR-800
1983 ad for the Ampex ATR-800 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
Ampex ATR-800 solid state professional reel to reel tape recorder built for Ampex by Teac in the Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Museum vintage collection
  • Freq Response
  • Signal to Noise 60 db
  • Speed 7.5,15 and 30 ips
  • Reels 10.5 inch
  • Timing accuracy 0.2% rms @15ips
  • Weight Trans 148 lb in console, Solid state
  • Price $5,450

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Ampex -PR260

 
 
 
 

Ampex / Irish / Quantegy

magnetic recording tape 1950's

 

 

 

Our collection includes an unopened box of Irish  magnetic reel to reel recording tape from Opilika, Alabama.

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