Contents Tour Biographies Celebs Links

The Marconi-Sykes Magnetophone


This is a description of the Marconi-Sykes Magnetophone, the moving coil microphone used by the BBC from 1923 to about 1928. The article is written by H. J. Round, chief engineer at Marconi at the time.

2 3 4 5 6

—All information provided by Timothy Hughes.

Download the high-definition PDF (37 MB).
Download the low-resolution PDF (516 KB).



Next Page button