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27/01/1948 First tape recorder

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The History of Magnetic Audio Tape

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The First American Tape Recorder

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The First Commercial Tape Recorder

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Ray Dolby on the first Ampex 200 tape recorder - EMMYTVLEGENDS.ORG

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First tape recorded with 1934 AEG Magnetophon prototype

The Wire Recording Corporation of America introduced a new product called Wire Way. It was sold for $149.50 at the time. The use of magnetic tape for sound recording originated around 1930. In the beginning it was made of paper. The Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company (3M) company replaced paper by plastic.
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