Otari MX5050 B II 2 Two Track Reel-To-Reel Professional Studio Tape Recorder - BII2

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  • Regular price $3,059.00

Otari MX5050 BII2 1986 Two Track Reel-To-Reel Professional Studio Tape Recorder - 240V - Serviced 

The Otari MX-5050 BII2 is a professional studio Mastering Reel To Reel, using quarter inch tape. It has a Direct Drive Capstan that is Servo Controlled which means there are no drive belts to change or replace! Among the many professional features of the MX-5050BII Series are: selective reproduction, an edit control that permits spilling, an adjustable cueing control for audible monitoring in the fast-forward and rewind modes, a built-in two frequency low distortion test and cue-tone oscillator, a computerised elapsed time indicator with a digital LED display, front adjustable record bias, equalisation, and level controls, active balanced input and output circuits, separate line and microphone input level controls for each channel, switches for recording levels, equalisation, microphone, and output level attenuators, play-back equalisation pots for each speed, a memory stop for automatically stopping the tape in the rewind mode at a predetermined position, ceramic tape guides, big head housing, lower transport noise, and improved specifications for distortion, erase effect, and signal and noise ratio.


  • This is a used unit.

  • This Otari has been professionally serviced. It is ready to go at home or in the studio. 

  • This unit is in good condition for its age. It shows some general wear from use and age. Wear includes some marks, nicks, light oxidisation and scratches. The front panel has obvious wear to the finish. There are some nicks and chips on the side panels. They are some sort of wood composite with a tolex look covering. A small amount of text has come off the faceplate. Nothing major, nor anything which detracts from the units use, function or sound. Please see photos. 

  • This unit is a factory delivered 240V model. This means it is ready to plug and play in Australia and New Zealand. 

  • International buyers will need to use this unit with a step-up transformer. 

  • This unit uses a standard IEC to power on. This cable will be included for AU and NZ buyers only. 

  • This sale is for the Otari MX5050 BII2, hub adaptors and IEC (AU/NS only). Nothing else is included in this sale.  

Return Policy:

Returns will only be accepted for manufacture defects / faulty items. Please contact us if you have any problems with your purchase and we will strive to work it out with you. We do not refund for incorrect purchase or change of mind. Paypal fees are not refunded anymore. 


This unit is very heavy and awkward. Shipping will vary Australia wide. Please contact us with your suburb and postcode for a direct quote. 

International shipping cost does not include import charges, GST, VAT, TAX or any other fees. These are the buyers responsibility.
Shipping will be pretty expensive as it is large, heavy and awkward. Please contact us with your country, suburb  and postcode for a direct quote.