They can actually - with some special drives and special software... There
are folks on this list that have used them in the past...
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Sent: January 18, 2009 5:47 PM
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Some DAT questions
My now dated experience recalls that audio DATs don't play in DATA
drives. But that is over ten year old information...
Lou Judson . Intuitive Audio
On Jan 18, 2009, at 5:05 AM, Tom Fine wrote:
> DATs, with eyes to a medium-sized (several hundred DAT tapes, all
> dating from the 1990's) transfer project. Answers gleaned from
> personal experience most appreciated.
> 1. does anyone on-list have experience with "ripping" audio DATs
> directly to hard drive via a DAT data-tape drive? If so, what OS,
> software and results are you getting? Is there a favored source for
> the appropriate drive?