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Thorens TM 1600 Reel to Reel Tape Machine
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 Thorens TM 1600 Reel to Reel Tape MachineThorens TM 1600 Reel to Reel Tape Machine 

Thorens TM 1600 Reel to Reel Tape Machine

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Thorens TM 1600 Reel to Reel Tape Machine


The Tape machine Thorens TM 1600 was developed in cooperation with Duesseldorf based specialist Ballfinger and adds another traditional analogue component to Thorens product range. It’s a half track quarter inch design with three motors. It handles reels up to 10.5” with speeds of 19 or 38 cm/s. CCIR equalization for most European recordings and NAB for Americas and Asia can be selected. An edit function for single handed operation is integrated.

Base for the new machine is the newly developed very compact tape drive from Ballfinger. With only 50 mm height it gives a freedom of design that has not been seen before. Head and capstan motor are placed far from each other to generate a very high signal to noise ratio.


  • 2-track playback
  • 19 and 38 cm/s
  • Reels up to 10,5“
  • 3 Motors
  • Newly developed tape path geometry
  • Real time digital counter (Hour/ Minute/ Second/ Second/100)
  • Very compact drive
  • Optional wall mounting
  • External power supply for reduced interferences

Model TM 1600
Spuren 2-track playback machine
Speeds 19 and 38 cm/s
Maximum reel size 26,5 cm
Motors 3 Direct Drive
Digital real-time counter yes
Edit Function yes
External power supply yes
Weight 14,5 Kg
Dimensions 454 x 125 x 369 mm (W x H x D)
Finish wooden plinth, black high gloss, walnut high gloss
EAN Code 4260623590616 walnut hgl., 4260623590609 black hgl

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