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Magnecord, Inc. (Magnecorder); Chicago (IL)

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Name: Magnecord, Inc. (Magnecorder); Chicago (IL)    (USA)  
Abbreviation: magnecord
Products: Model types Others
Summary:

Magnecord Inc.; 1101 S. Kilbourn Ave., Chicago 24, Illinois (~1950).

On other addresses the company has outgrown the 63d st. location with 2,000 square feet. It is now housed at 225 W. Ohio st. with 9,000 square feet.

Founded: 1946
History:
From http://history.acusd.edu/gen/recording/magnecord.html: "Magnecord, Inc., is operating under a license from the Armour Research Foundation along with 30 other licensees. But the other licenses are devoting themselves to mass-produced wire recorders for home and office use, while these boys are looking toward demands from the technical and professional field. Their rcorder is designed for special, high-grade work, such as recording unusual sound phenomena in research laboratories."

This manufacturer was suggested by Vitor Oliveira.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  49 Magnecorder PT6-A 12AU7  The Magnecorder PT6-A is a tape recording mechanism designed for use in combination with t... 
USA  52 Magne-Cordette 12AX7  Record / Playback Pre-Amplifier for mono tape recorder; inputs: Microphone + Phono 
USA  53 Voyager   Magnecord One Case Portable Tape Recorder Model Voyager. Frequency Response +/-2db fr... 
USA  49 Magnecorder PT6-JA   Magnecord Amplifier and Magnetic Tape Recorder-Set Model Magnecorder PT6-JA Amplifier... 
USA  50 Audiad AD-1R 12SL7GT  Magnetic Tape record Playback machine. Audible Message form 5 seconds to 1 minute 
USA  50 Magnecorder PT63-J   Magnecorder PT63-J Single Microphone Input Amplifier for PT7-A; 
USA  50 PT7-P   Magnecorder PT7-P Three Channel, High Level Mixing Amplifier; For the PT7-AX mechanism. 
USA  50 PT7-C   Magnecorder PT7-C Line Level Amplifier; For the PT7-AX mechanism. 
USA  50 PT7-A   Magnecorder PT7-A Mechanism; Three head, two speeds. 
USA  50 PT7-AX   Magnecorder PT7-AX Mechanism; Three head, two speeds, PT7-H vertical adapter. 
USA  50 PT7-PX   Magnecorder PT7-PX Three Channel, High Level Mixing Amplifier; For the PT7-AX mechanism, ... 
USA  50 PT63-JX   Magnecorder PT63-JX Single Microphone Input Amplifier for PT7-A; As PT63-J less case. 

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