The Compact Cassette or Musicassette MC , also commonly called the cassette tape , audio cassette , or simply tape or cassette , is an analog magnetic tape recording format for audio recording and playback. It was developed by Philips in Hasselt , Belgium , and introduced in September Both forms are reversible by the user. The compact cassette technology was originally designed for dictation machines , but improvements in fidelity led the Compact Cassette to supplant the stereo 8-track cartridge and reel-to-reel tape recording in most non-professional applications. The first cassette player although mono designed for use in car dashboards was introduced in
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Nearly all of these branded tapes from leading names such as Sony, Memorex, TDK, Maxell, Fuji and That's were made in the '80s or '90s and went out of production quite a long time ago. They are therefore becoming quite rare, particularly unused in their original outer wraps. The quality of some of these chrome and metal tape reels is far superior to any of the unbranded cassettes available today, so if you really are looking for some of the best recording quality then the chrome and metal tapes may be well worth a try. All of these tapes are brand new and in their original packaging and wraps.
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Skip to main content Audio Cassette Tape. Smith Vic, Australia. These tapes were very quick to arrive, and were packed very well so there was no damage whatsoever. It's fun showing my kids too what the old technology used to be, and also my friends who used to have tape decks and have since got rid of them. I tested out a music recording on my TEAC tape deck, and they do a very nice job indeed. Apart from the higher noise floor which is to be expected with tapes, the sound quality is excellent.
There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time. Music cassettes, like vinyl, are one of the formats in which music is released. All sorts of media can be found on a cassette from movie soundtracks to inspirational speeches.