The ABE enterprise was part of the Telefunken Group and was specialized in audio components for the video broadcasting world.

The WG31 is a portable reader that was used in the external audio-video control rooms. Despite its compact dimensions, the WG31 has all the functions and is remarkable for its sound, in fact it uses the same board and playing heads installed on the master recorder Telefunken M15.

Its cost effectiveness is unbeatable.

Main Technical Features

  • 2 tracks stereo player, ¼ inch (6,35 mm).
  • Portable recorder for horizontal use only.
  • Tape speeds: 15 - 7.5 ips (38.1 - 19.05 cm/sec.).
  • Equalization: CCIR.
  • Tape Reel: CINE (EIA) -Trident.
  • Reel size: up to 10,5” (26,5 cm) for metal reels or plates.
  • Balanced XLR output.
  • Digital real time display; H, Min, Sec.
  • Zero locator; Varispeed; manual knob to gradually adjust the spooling speed and invert the spooling direction.
  • Buillt-in monitor speaker and headphone output (jack 6,3mm); loudspeakers output.
  • Spooling time: about 140 sec. for 760 mt. of tape.
  • Weight: about 19 Kg
  • Dimensions: H x W x D, 220 x 500 x 355 mm.
  • Power absorption: about 60 W in Stop, 90W Play, 100W FF-Rew.
  • Voltage: 220-240 Volt, 50 Hz.

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