THE SCHAUB LORENZ MUSIC CENTER


  Devised, researched
 and written
  by
  Peter King Smith BSc

                                                         The mid-1960s, German-built multi-track tape recorder with FM/AM/SW radio

 

Acknowledgements


I should like to thank the following contributors: 

  • Siegfried Apitz (Germany), co-inventor of the Schaub-Lorenz Music Center, for his invaluable contributions to this website
  • Ralph Birkenkampf (Germany), for the articles by Otto Limann and Horst Liss.

  • Dr.-Ing. Herbert Börner (Germany), for allowing me to reproduce three German articles on the Schaub-Lorenz Music Center authored by F. Knochenhauer, C. Reuber and B. Engel, originally published together in Schaub-Lorenz Music Center 5001, in GFGF-Themenheft, Nr. 1, February 2004 

  • Dr.-Ing. Herbert Börner (Germany), for allowing me to reproduce three German articles on the Schaub-Lorenz Music Center authored by F. Knochenhauer, C. Reuber and B. Engel, originally published together in Schaub-Lorenz Music Center 5001, in GFGF-Themenheft, Nr. 1, February 2004 
  • Herbert Hamann, Wolfgang Gerwien and Bernd Engel (Germany) for the German document (aka the 'Erfurt document') used for the talk on the history of the Schaub-Lorenz Music Center (BBG), and for the fairy-story-machine anecdote, Erfurt, 2008.
  • Bryan McAlley (England), radio, hi-fi and SL Music Center repairer, for various photos and contributions to the website. 
  • Kurt Senglaub (Germany), co-inventor of the Schaub-Lorenz Music Center, for his invaluable contributions to this website 
  • Mike Solomons (England) owner-manager of London Sound, who serviced and repaired my Schaub-Lorenz Music Center, some of whose recollections have been included in the Electronic Time Capsule article, and for his invaluable contributions to, and the peer reviewing of, Top 4 Faults and Troubleshooting Faults 
  • Hans van Straalen (Netherlands), senior German translator with the Netherlands Broadcasting Authority, who helped with various German-language documents including patents 
  • Michael Toll (South Africa) for supplying old advertising material, a compact list of operating instructions (blue), and for a copy of an old invoice for a mercury relay (1 March 1970) from Mike Solomons' firm 'Radio and Hi-Fi Service' 
  • Jim Weir (Scotland), inventor and clockmaker, for supplying details of how he made his dual-spindled-pulley invention, and subsequently allowing me to acquire it, and for contributing his thoughts on Autoreverse


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