Vintage Digital

Audio Recorders

1976

In the world of two track analogue mastering audio recorders, the Ampex ATR-100 Series recorders are regarded as the finest reel to reel audio mastering recorders ever made.

1982

Tascam 244 Portastudio

It was 1982, and Tascam changed recording the world forever!

1983

Sony PCM-1630 Audio Processor

The PCM-1630 was used for mastering audio CDs in the early 1980s by most of the major record labels.

1984

Fostex B-16 Multitrack Tape Recorder

Upon it's release, it provided smaller project studios with a 16 track tape machine that offered performance and value.

1987

Sony PCM-2500 Digital Audio Recorder

It took over from the Sony PCM-1630 Series Recorders, and kept the DAT format alive for years to come.

1989

Studer A827 24 Track Audio Recorder

The Studer A827 is quite possibly the finest 24 track analogue audio recorder ever made.

1992

Alesis ADAT Digital Audio Recorder

The recorder that when it arrived in 1992, literally changed the world overnight for studios and home musicians alike.

1993

Tascam DA-88 Digital Audio Recorder

1993 saw the arrival of the first challenger to the Alesis ADAT, and what a challenger it was too!

1997

Sony PCM-3348HR

DASH Multi-Track Digital Audio Recorder

The Sony PCM-3348HR is a 48-channel 24-bit digital audio recorder, using 1/2-inch tape in DASH & DASH PLUS formats.