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 TELEPHONE ANSWERERING

ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957)

ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34

The ALIBIPHON VA 58 of Willy Muller was manufactured by Fred. Merk Telefonbau, Germany.

 

It is the first commercial telephone answering machine that was approved for connection to the subscriber's line.

 

The ALIBIPHON is an answering only device, with an option to connect an external recorder for imcoming messages.

ALIBIPHON VA 58, Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34, Sanyo YAS
 

ALIBICORD  (1964)

Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34, Sanyo YAS 71K,

The ALIBICORD of WILLY MULLER was produced by ALOIS ZETTLER Germany in the 1960's.

 

It sends an outgoing message of 30 seconds and can record up to 22 messages, 30 seconds each.
 

ALIBICORD  (1964), Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34, Sanyo YA

 A-ZET (mid 1960's)

 A-ZET,  Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34, Sanyo YAS 71K,

The A-ZET answerer was produced by ALOIS ZETTLER.

 

It is an answering only machine, with option to connect an external recorder for incoming messages.

 

The tape cassette in the right picture is a tape loop for the outgoing message.

Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34, Sanyo YAS 71K,

 A-ZET C

 A-ZET C, Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34, Sanyo YAS 71K,

 A-ZET C is a new version of the A-ZET with a drawer tape loop cassette.

 

It was produced in the end of the 1960's and during the 1970's.

 A-ZET C. Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34, Sanyo YAS 71K,

ALIBICORD 3

ALIBICORD 3 is the new version of the ALIBICORD. The outgoing message is with the same drawer cassette as in in the A-ZET C.

 

The incoming messages are recorded on a "Compact-Cassette".
 

ALIBICORD 3, Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34, Sanyo YAS 71K,
ALIBICORD 34, Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34, Sanyo YAS 71K

ALIBICORD 34

 

A new version of the ALIBICRD 3 with new design.

 

All the controls are at the front panel.

 

(Mid 1970's)

ALIBICORD 34, Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34, Sanyo YAS 71K

 PHONE-MATE 400S (1971)

PHONE-MATE 400S Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS Advertisement,

PHONE-MATE 400S was the first Telephone Answering Machine that was marketed in the USA in mass quantities.

 

It was introduced in 1971, after telephone answerers were finally authorized to be connected to the subscriber's' line in the USA.

 

The outgoing message is recorded on a tape loop. The incoming messages are recorded on a reel to reel Tape mechanism.

PHONE-MATTelephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34, SanE 400S (1971),
PHONTelephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34, SanE-MATE 400S (1971),

SANYO M-139N

SANYO M-139N, Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34, Sanyo YAS 71K

SANYO M-139N Telephone Answerer was marketed in the late 1970s and beginning of the 1980s.

 

It uses "Compact-Cassettes" for the outgong and incomng messages.

 

A counter shows the number of callers that left messages.

SANYO M-139N, Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34, Sanyo YAS 71K

SANYO TAS 1000

SANYO TAS 1000, Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34, Sanyo YAS 7

SANYO TAS 1000 is a new generation of micro-processor  telephone answerers.

 

There are more features, like calls screening and dictation capabilities.

SANYO TAS 1000, Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34, Sanyo YAS 7
PANASONIC EASA-PHONE KX-T1418, Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS

PANASONIC EASA-PHONE

MODEL KX-T1418

 

A compact Telephone Answerer with two "Compact-Cassettes".

 

The micro-processor controlled system includes Remote Control capability.

SANYO TAS 34,Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34, Sanyo YAS 71K

SANYO TAS 34

 

 

 

A new compact telephone answerer with two

"Compact-Cassettes".

 

 

 SANYO TAS 71K

SANYO TAS 71K,Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34, Sanyo YAS 71

 The SANYO TAS 71 K is a digital Telephone Answerer with one "Compact-Cassette" for the incoming messages.

 

The outgoing message is recorded in a DIGITAL MEMORY.

 

From now on, the new Telephone Answering Devices are based on DSP DIGITAL RECORDING, which became the end of the magnetic tape recording era.

SANYO TAS 71K, Telephone answering machines collection, ALIBICORD  (1964), ALIBIPHON VA 58 (1957), Alibicord, A-Zet, A-Zet C, Alibicord 3, Alibicord 34, Phone-Mate 440S, Sanyo M-139N, Sanyo TAS-1000, Pnasonic Easa-Phone KX-T1418, Sanyo TAS 34, Sanyo YAS 71

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