AEG Reel to Reel Tape Recorders

Company Description

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

General Information

Manufacturer: AEG

Years in Business: 1882 To 1997

Country: Germany

Years making R-R Tape Recorders: 1935 To 1972