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Telefunken Magnetophon 85

Two Speed Monophonic Tape Recorder (1959-68)

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Telefunken Magnetophon 85


The new tape recorder Magnetophon 85, produced by Telefunken is a recording and playback machine especially designed for pretentious recordists.

Due to its high precision mechanics and its well-weighted electronic assembly studio-like recordings are achieved with this instrument.

The advantages of the Magnetophon 85 regarding sound quality are: a high signal to noise ratio, an extremely low rate of flutter and wow, and a remarkable frequency range on both tape speeds.


Track system: 2-track, single channel, monaural system

Reel size: up to 7 inch reel

Tape speeds: 3 34  7 12 ips

Wow and flutter: 0.2% (7 12 ips)

Frequency response: 30Hz to 20kHz (7 12 ips)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 50dB

Total harmonic distortion: 5%

Input: 150mV (line), 2.5mV (mic)

Output power: 3 watts

Valve complement: EF86, ECC83, ECC81, EM71a


service manual   English - Ivy Caudieus

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