Vintage AIWA TP-31 Portable Tape Recorder – Retro Audio Nostalgia

Original price was: $501.40.Current price is: $457.80.

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Step back in time and relive the golden era of audio recording with the AIWA TP-31 Portable Tape Recorder! This vintage gem offers a delightful blend of nostalgia and functionality, making it the perfect addition to your collection of retro audio equipment.

Authentic Vintage Appeal: The AIWA TP-31 embodies the charm of a bygone era, boasting a sleek and compact design that captures the essence of 1980s technology.

High-Quality Recording: This tape recorder was built with precision and care, providing you with clear, crisp sound quality for your voice recordings, music, or ambient sounds.

Plug-in Microphone: The microphone makes it incredibly convenient to capture audio on the go, whether you’re documenting interviews, recording lectures, or just capturing memories.

Headphone Jack: Plug in your favorite headphones to monitor your recordings or enjoy your music in private without disturbing others.

Battery-Powered: The TP-31 runs on batteries, ensuring portability and hassle-free operation wherever you go.

What’s Included:

AIWA TP-31 Portable Tape Recorder
User Manual

Whether you’re a vintage audio enthusiast, a collector of retro tech, or simply someone who appreciates the warmth and character of analog recordings, the AIWA TP-31 Tape Recorder is sure to capture your heart. Don’t miss out on the chance to own a piece of audio history and relive the magic of analog audio recording. Get yours today!

Please note that as a vintage item, the AIWA TP-31 may show signs of wear and tear, adding to its authentic charm. If you have any questions or need more information, feel free to reach out. Your journey into the past starts here!

Note: This vintage tape recorder has been lovingly restored and tested to ensure it’s in excellent working condition. However, please keep in mind that due to its age, some signs of wear may be present, adding to its character and authenticity.

Condition: I am afraid that from time-to-time cosmetic blemishes may be experienced on the chassis or the case of your vintage tape recorder for which we cannot be responsible.

Please Note: This vintage tape recorder is sold as a collector’s item and required full restoration and maintenance to function optimally. It’s a beautiful decor piece on its own, but its functionality may vary with continued use.

Additional Details: Dual Track 3″ reel to reel tape recorder, phone, remote and mic. jack.
Type: Reel-drive, Dual-track recording system with 4 transistors. Recording time: Approx. 14 min. (dual tracks with 200ft. tape). Batteries: Size “C”, JIS UM-2 (1.5 V) x 2 plus one 9V battery. Crystal type microphone with w/stop start switch. Magnetic ear phone.

Excellence of Quality in Our Service and Repair

For the Recorder…
> Replace all wax/paper, electrolytic, out of tolerance capacitors
> Replace all out of tolerance resistors
> Replace all deteriorated wire
> Verify circuit against manufacture’s schematic
> Replace or rebuild other failed parts as needed
> Clean and lubricate all controls
> Measure voltage and signal test points to verify proper and stable operation
> Calibrate and align for sensitive tracking and accurate capstan speed
> Tested (burn-in) 40 hours or more to verify proper operation

For the Case…
> Strip old finish treatments and dirt as needed
> Repair and/or minimize blemishes
> Glue and clamp to strengthen loose joints
> Apply new finish and/or conditioner
> Treat with rejuvenating “Liquid” where appropriate
> Replace missing or damaged knobs

Weight 10.00 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 12 in