How else would people upload all those old VHS tapes to YouTube ?These have been sold in Japan for a while.
--- On Wed, 7/30/08, Richard L. Hess <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
From: Richard L. Hess <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] The end of the cassette ? ? ?
To: [log in to unmask]
Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2008, 7:57 PM
We're starting to see these devices. There are some new developments
that I'd like to see some first-hand reports on.
This is a USB cassette deck.
There is also a USB VHS deck
And even a USB/Compact-Flash TURNTABLE
I don't like the marketing that accompanied this announcement in the
"Imagine going to a friends house, recording his favorites and taking
them home in your shirt pocket."
Then, for ministries and other large collectors of voice-grade
cassettes, there is a high-speed USB to PC tool from Graff of Newark LTD (UK).
There are two models: a mono and a stereo one...and here's the TFWM
review (where I first saw this device):
So, we do have some market penetration of specialized tools for
At 08:18 PM 2008-07-30, Steve Abrams wrote:
>I just did a search for cassettes on Amazon.com and got 177,692 results.
>I do have a question about cassettes. Many of us still have
>hundreds of cassettes. Our sole interest is in listening to the
>cassettes or transferring them to CDs or computer files.
>I am surprised that no one seems to make good playback equipment
>which does not record. Surely there would be a number of advantages
>to such machines. Cheap playback machines were often found in the
>early days of the cassette.
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