More than 30 years after production of the last ReVox reel to reel machine, the first book of the complete reel to reel production range has been released, with text in English and Italian.

Made for the 50th anniversary of the A77’s birth, the brand’s most famous reel to reel recorder (shown on Pink Floyd’s Ummagumma cover), the book ‘ReVox Reel To Reel Tape Recorders 1949-1993’ presents, in detail, all 25 issued models with full history, versions, technical and curiosity information, in 240 pages and over 400 previously unpublished Hi res photographs. Available on-demand from Blurb.

“Just the right book for those crazy fanatics lovers of ReVox recorders” says Marcel Siegenthaler, Advertising and Communications Manager at ReVox 1965-1995, “definitely, a book like this no one had ever seen till now.” Conceived and structured both as a manual for the enthusiast and for the historian audiophile who wishes to know in detail the birth and evolution of the Swiss analogue recording brand from his first beginning in 1949 to the end in 1993. “In this book you will find not only the legendary A77, but also detailed and complete information with all versions and types of tape recorders manufactured by ReVox” explains Fadri Haller, current CEO of ReVox GmbH. “I myself read and browsed in deep this work, and I found a lot of new and unknown exciting information about the devices and the history of ReVox “.

The work was carried out by two expert technicians and collectors of the Swiss company’s machines, based on one of the most complete existing collections, and in depth interviews with ReVox and Studer designers, engineers, commercial managers of that time, and with extensive research in Switzerland, Italy and Germany of all known versions and variants.
Available in an economical softcover, standard and luxury versions starting at just over $82.

 

 

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