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Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Leo Fender 🥇


David Crosby 💔


This man gave to the world something: the truth that music is love… and he will be forever with us 🎶

Saturday, January 7, 2023

Philips EL3300


My companion for some years in my early teens…

I listened to it so much my mom took it away for a while as I was spending too much in batteries 😀😱😏😊

Friday, January 6, 2023

Ballfinger M051R studio reel to reel


Ballfinger M 051 MR

Yep, Master Recorder for Studio Recording to do more analog music 🎶 on tape - as fresh new master recording must be done in 2023!!

To respond to the growing demand for fully studio-standard master recorder, we will be offering the M 051 MR model from end 2023. This machine has with a size of 645 mm x 525 mm the same format as the popular Telefunken M15a, but is based on completely new technology. This machine will be available as shown with 1/4″, but also in 1/2″ and 1″ as 2-channel stereo. In our in-house studio, 6 of these machines are already performing reliably and we are pleased to be able to offer them to you next year.  Pictured is the 1 inch stereo version with full track erase head and rolling aluminium rack. This version sets completely new standards for dynamics and signal to noise ratio.

Here in advance some data:

Available in 1/4″ or 1/2″ or 1″ stereo

3 Motors with direct drive

3 speed 19.05/38.1/76.2 cm/s

3 speed spooling

Reel size up to 14″

Edit function manually one-handed or via control knob

Interface for wired remote control of tape transport functions

electronically balanced inputs and outputs

Interchangeable head assembly

Recording and playback amplifier in plug-in card system in shielded amplifier magazine, accessed from front

Strong aluminum chassis with massive 23 mm aluminium cast ground plate

Available with aluminum rolling rack