Barry Mishkind - The Eclectic Engineer
Last Update 7/8/12
Sparta Electronics began operation in 19xx, Founded by Bill Overhauser to manufacture the Spot-O-Matic cart machine he designed, using a Viking deck and some foil sensor heads. The machine was renamed Sparta-Matic. Overhauser sold Sparta in 1967 to CETEC (Computer Equipment Technology Corp.), although he stayed on as GM until 1976. The company expanded to other audio products, from consoles to transmitters, buying Jampro in 1967 and Bauer in 1970.
The audio and automation line (Schaefer) were sold to Bob Dix:
|Shaefer World Communication
PO Box 31
Marion, Va. 24353
(540) 783-2064 FAX
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5 Pot Mono Console
5 Pot Stereo Console
8 Pot Mono Console
A Viking deck with foil sensors.
|Sparta 600P Rack Mount. A record amp was available.|
Cartridge Delay unit
5 Pot Mono Rack Mount Console
Is it safe to come out now? <g>
Here is the program contoller.