In repose, cassettes have proven among the more stable formats.
Cassette decks are around- hock shops, etc. There of plenty of people with
the skills to repair them and a considerable avalability of parts. Sure,
address them on a non-panic basis but unless they are 120s or you have a
huge amount of money, save the reels, lacquers, wires, etc.. first.
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From: "Charles Lawson" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Saturday, February 18, 2006 12:16 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Cassette obsolescence
> [log in to unmask] wrote:
>>With a couple thousand cassettes sitting on the shelves I am wondering
> Start transferring to a digital medium ASAP. The tapes aren't getting any
> better sitting on the shelves. If the content is worth saving, do some
> kind of transfer now so that you'll have some kind of access to the
> material if the worst happens.
> Charles Lawson <[log in to unmask]>
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