Step back in history: the Telefunken M15A

Yesterday another dream of mine became true when I picked up this wonderful piece of german engineering history. The Telefunken M15A is one of the most popular reel-2-reel tape recorders that was built in the mid 70s for the german radio broadcasting stations. Still used today by many recording engineers and well known for it´s great sound and reliability, I will use this beauty for my recording purposes and hopefully will capture a little bit of the spirit of the last 30 years of recording technology in my tunes.

As there is already quite some information on the web about these recording “tanks”, I don´t think I need to put down all of the technical informations and specifications. Nevertheless if you need some hints or tips don´t hesitate to contact me, I will be happy to share my experiences.

Here are some more pictures of my new Telefunken M15 A:

DIY Kits: MIDI Fighter

Midi Fighter

This is a really great toy, definitely worth building this one, as it turns your DAW / Traktor / Digital DJing solution into an arcade-style, pinnball wizard feeling-lookalike jukebox! check out this small tutorial about the assembly, and you´ll most likely want to own one! I will order this as soon as all my other projects reach an end… here you´ll find more information about the kit (the arcade buttons have to be ordered separately)

Assembly video guide:

And how to use this little box with Traktor Pro:

DJ TechTools Website
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