From: Richard L. Hess <[log in to unmask]>
> I turned down cassettes in (c) because I didn't have an out-of-shell
> playback system.
A couple years ago someone came out with an RCA branded
reel-to-reel deck that played 1/8" tapes at 1-7/8 ips.
I think is was available for less than a year. It would
be interesting to see if the transport from one of those
could be made into an out-of-the-shell cassette player.