Ampex 351 - 1958 - $2,325

reel to reel tape recorder

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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 Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection Museum vintage collection
Ampex 351 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection 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

This Ampex 351 was donated to our collection by John King (brother-in-law) who acquired it from a radio station in Dallas, Texas. John was the City of Dallas' communications director and also travelled around Texas repairing radio station gear. This unit and its remote were restored by Phantom Productions in 2010. View movie - Win Media  QuickTime

A reminder that the prices listed are what the item originally sold for in the year it was released.

 

 

Ampex 351 professional reel to reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection Museum vintage collection

This Ampex 351 was donated to our collection by John King (brother-in-law) who acquired it from a radio station in Dallas, Texas. John was the City of Dallas' communications director and also travelled around Texas repairing radio station gear. This unit and its remote were restored by Phantom Productions in 2010. View movie - Win Media  QuickTime

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