1882 To 1997
AEG produced reel to reel tape recorders from 1955 to 1971 which were manufactured in the Germany. These tape recorders targeted the studio and consumer market. The early models of AEG tape recorders used tube electronics and later on they transitioned to solid-state tape recorders. The company produced 2 and 4 track reel to reel machines with 110-120 voltages for the North American market as well as 220 to 240v for the European tape recorder enthusiasts.
Allgemeine Elektrizitas Gesellschaft
1935– AEG introduces the first consumer tape recorder in the world, the K1
1943– Introduces stereo R-R recorders
1967– Merger with Telefunken – AEG-Telefunken
1969– Two Million Tape Recorders Sold with the Magnetophon 204TS
1985– AEG-Telefunken bought by Daimler. Telefunken no longer part of company name