Name required. Mail will not be published required. You must be logged in to post a comment. A few days later a small package arrived: It was not very well protected, but the tapes arrived safe at first sight. The cassettes used were new and coloured ones: They look like some sort of cheap ferric ones, due to the tape colour: After a quick listen of the orange one by Courtney Barret, I immediately noticed that the recording quality was not perfect.
Last but not least, the tape played slow and it was not a problem of my deck as it has a Direct Drive Quartz lock transport… Here you can hear one minute sample Out Of The Blue - Various - WEA New Releases No15 (Cassette) the cassette, recorded at 48kHz and 24 bits using with my Creative X-Fi Elite Pro soundcard in Audition professional audio editor: I searched for the same album in Spotify and started to compare.
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Over on Twitter, the response to the grand return of the cassette has been mixed — with some for…. My son saved up his pocket money to buy me this for my birthday so I guess cassettes will have to join the vinyl in being collected now pic. I wonder if many people have cleared out lofts during lockdown.
I have a four track cassette Out Of The Blue - Various - WEA New Releases No15 (Cassette) and buy mostly experimental electronic tapes through Bandcamp, e. Lisa Lerkenfeldt, Machinefabriek, Guybrush or anything by Dauw label.
Blogs NME Blogs. Who the hell is buying cassettes in ? A tape head in the tape player or deck, in contact with an exposed portion of the tape, interprets an analog signal from the tape's magnetic surface.
The paper describes a machine with an electromagnet and a string covered with iron filings. In he patented the telegraphone, the first successful magnetic recording device USF patentWhen Poulsen's patent expired inGermany led efforts to improved magnetic recording. Between and series of machines using wire and steel tape were developed Germany, UK and Japan.
Magnetic recording on tape Fritz Pfleumer is granted a patent for applying magnetic powder to film or paper strips. In the German National Court declares that Pfleumer's patent was covered in Poulsen's original patents of and The machine created instant sensation. It was not until thirty years later, in with chromium dioxide tape, that anything fundamentally better would replace it.
Reichs-Rundfunkgesellschaft RRG engineer Walter Weber discovered the AC-bias application through a combination of systematic research and a bit of luck. Patent DE Bing Crosby was a big proponent of tape recording. He did not like having to perform his radio broadcasts twice a day, once for the East Coast of the United States and again a few hours later for the West Coast.
He figured that if it were recorded and edited to remove any bloopers or to add different advertisershe could perform just once. The marketing in USA and Europe had learned that home tape recording was a very attractive function for consumers, but that reel-to-reel would never exceed the very limited market of those who have technical skills. Consequently, from around the mid s trials to get the tape in one or another case started Tefi cassette for Tefifon inDictet cassette for Dictaphone inSaba cassette for Sabamobile in Below we present the most successful attempts.
Cartridges and Cassettes Launch of tape cartridges by RCA spurred companies worldwide into developing Out Of The Blue - Various - WEA New Releases No15 (Cassette) cartridges, cassettes and "magazine tapes" under various names and based on different standards.
The common feature of these products was, unlike manually threaded reel-to-reel systems, simply inserting the encased tape into a tape player and pressing a button could operate the new systems. People without technical backgrounds could operate it very easily. Naturally, the machine itself could also be miniaturized. It was the first attempt to put reel-to-reel tape in cartridge form. The cartridges were reversible and either side could be played. Tape speed was either 3.
RCA Records Out Of The Blue - Various - WEA New Releases No15 (Cassette) an early attempt at making this a popular pre-recorded music format. However it turned out to be a major "Flop" in that regard. The cart tape format was designed for use by radio broadcasters to play commercials, bumpers and announcements. It will be used until the late s and is on the direct path to the first popular consumer tape format. Fidelipac cartridge was later adapted by Earl "Madman" Muntz in for his Stereo-Pak cartridge system run at 3.
Muntz also sold a library of titles licensed from 40 record companies. In the s, Muntz sold about half of theFidelipac-type players. It had a reversible housing with maximum tape protection allowing 30 or 45 minutes of stereo music per side.
Tape width: 0. The cassette was available in 2x 45 or 2x 90 minutes and run at 5. The first recorder was Grundig C L. The major change to Fidelipac was to incorporate a neoprene rubber and nylon pinch roller into the cartridge itself, rather than to make the pinch roller a part of the tape player, reducing mechanical complexity.
It used only one single reel containing a continuous endless loop of recording tape specifically prepared so that the tape were able to slip out from its inner round of the tape spool. Tape speed: 3. The King emerge: Compact Cassette The rather stiff license fees demanded by the creators were the reasons why Philips and Grundig decided to jointly develop a "Euro" cartridge system. The reign: Compact Cassette The Compact Cassette format initially offered fairly poor fidelity and was marketed for voice recording and dictation.
Technology improved quickly, and advances in noise reduction technology, its ability to play stereo tapes, and new tape formulations soon assured high-quality sound from the compact format. First cassette marketed for Hi-Fi market.
TDK Super Dynamic. Used a single-channel approach and a viariable high-pass filter controlled by the level in a differential signal path. Dolby B reduced tape signal-to-noise by dB.
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