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Brand: AEG

Model:KL 25

Category:Vintage

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Tube

Country of Manufacture:Germany

Release dates:1958-1958

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:7½ ips: 60 - 12kHz

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Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

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Description

A three head, a single motor machine capable of taking 7″ reels and available with an operating speed of either 3¾ or 7½ ips. This recorder was released both by AEG as the KL-25 and by Telefunken as the Magnetophon KL-25. Other features included a resettable tape indicator, one-piece capstan assembly, and inputs for microphone, tuner, phono, or another recorder.
In the United States, the Telefunken KL-25 was imported by American Elite of 1775 Broadway, N.Y., N.Y. and sold for – quite a lot for a non-professional a machine such as this. It always amuses me that during the mid-fifties, many manufacturers (especially the European ones) designed their recorders to look like women’s beauty-cases and this one is no exception. It would have looked very chic in the first-class cabin of some well-to-do Transatlantic ocean traveler!

Additional Info

Outputs: headphones, external speaker and external amplifier / Dimensions: 13 x 17 x 7″ (330 x 432 x 178 mm) / Weight: 29lbs (13.2kg) / half-track mono

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