A vintage reel-to-reel tape player.
reel-to-reel definition by Webster's New World
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designating or of a tape recorder using two separate reels, on which the tape must be threaded
reel-to-reel definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Designating sound recording equipment or sound recordings that use magnetic tape which must be threaded through the equipment and onto an empty reel.