Fostex R8 reel to reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage reel tape recorder recording collection

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Ferrograph Reel To Reel Tape Recorders

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Unit in Museum collection
Ferrograph 4A
1959 ad for the UK Ferograph reel to reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage reel tape recorder recording collection 
UK Ferrograph 4A reel to reel tape deck in reel2reeltexas.com and Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording vintage reel tape recorder recording collection
  • Freq Response 40 - 15,000 @ 15 ips
  • Signal to Noise 50
  • Speed 3.75, 7.5 & 15 ips
  • Motors 3
  • Reels 7"
  • Timing accuracy 0.2%
  • Weight 50 lbs
  • Price $399.50

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Ferrograph history


Go to the company's history

See also Brenell and Spectone.  Other reel to reel tape recorders for sale in the UK during this period included:

Baird, Collero, Elizabethan, Daiwa, Fi-Cord, Geloso, Harting, Kurland, Magnafon, Minifon, Motek, Simon, Sonomag, Stuzzi, Tandberg, Telefunken, Verdik, Walter, Winston and Wyndsor


Please select a reel tape recorder company from the list below



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