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Which came first the 8 track tape or audio cassette tape?
8 track came after record players, cassettes came after 8 track, and the first Disc Compact was in 1982, wasn't really too popular until now ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
What were brands on popular cassette tape decks in the past?
Some popular brands of cassette tape decks include Technics, Sony, JVC, Pioneer, Kenwood and Yamaha. The most well known compact player had to be the Sony Walkman. ...
Asked in Consumer Electronics, Inventions
When was the cassette created?
1963 Philips introduced the compact audio cassette medium for audio storage in Europe in 1963, and in the United States in 1964, under the trademark name Compact Cassette. Although there were other magnetic tape cartridge systems, the Compact Cassette became dominant as a result of Philips's decision in the face of pressure from Sony to license the format free. It went on to become a popular (and re-recordable) alternative to the 12 inch vinyl LP during the late 1970s. source: wikipedia article...
Asked in MP3 Players Audio and Sound Systems
What do you use a cassette tape for?
A cassette tape was the standard of audio recording through the 1980's and 1990's mainly. Before then, there were 8-tracks and reel-to-reel tape for which people could record with, but the cassette market dominated it. So, basically, it was used as a music medium, and to make amatuer recordings. ...
The history of audio cassette tape?
The Philips Company of the Netherlands invented and released the first compact audio-cassette in 1962. They used high-quality polyester 1/8-inch tape produced by BASF. Recording and playback was at a speed of 1.7/8 inches per second. The next year in the U.S. sales began of the Norelco Carry-Corder dictation machine that used the new cassette tape. The consumer's demand for blank tape used for personal music-recording was unanticipated by Philips. History of Sound Recoding ...
Asked in Audio Editing and Recording
How does a cassette work?
A cassette tape is made out of a plastic material, coated with a substance that reacts to magnetic pulses. When it is being recorded to, the magnetic field alters the magentic substance of the tape, thereby recording it. When you wish to play it back, the motors spin the cassette reel, and the tape passes over what is called the tape head. The tape head uses inductors, and is affected by the field that is on the tape, there by producing...
How do you get digital audio tape to CD?
- get a cassette player that plays the audio tape - route the output of the cassette player to your computer sound card - record the incoming audio with a recording software like Audacity or Reaper - save the audio as MP3 files and burn it to CD with a CD-burner software - You May Want To Remove The Noise In The Tracks, This Can Be Done With Audacity ...
Asked in Entertainment & Arts
When was the compact cassette tape invented?
Philips introduced the Compact Cassette in Germany in 1963 it wasn't until Sony bought it was it mass produced for pre-recorded music and information. They were commercially around until the mid 90's but my car is still equipped and still jammin out to 38 special. ...
Asked in Windows XP, Computer Memory
What was the function of magnetic tape?
Before the advent of compact disk technology, magnetic tape reels held text, visual, audio, and video information. If you're old enough to remember, the VHS and cassette tape were the biggest uses of magnetic tape in entertainment use. ...