The Thorens TM 1600 Tape Machine is a piece of audio equipment for consumers who are looking for a new way to listen to their favorite music that builds on the recent resurgence of vinyl records. Working with magnetic master tapes, the player is built in collaboration with Ballfinger and is compatible for use with quarter-inch tape. Three direct drive motors are integrated into the unit with two for the reels and another for the capstan to ensure unparalleled performance.
The Thorens TM 1600 Tape Machine can be used in both horizontal and vertical orientations to make it suitable for placement on a credenza or even mounted on a wall in a home.
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