Regarding your earlier comment about variations of cassettes and
reel-to-reel tapes: When I was working as a recording engineer in the
world of analog tape, I used to grumble about the lack of adherence to
professional standards. Then, the 'home studio' craze sprang up and
professional standards went out the window (No leaderded takes, no
line-up tones, multiple speeds on the same roll of tape, etc.). In the
last 20 years or so, I have been archiving material for people who have
found old recordings in 'Grandmas' attic' and have come across
everything, mostly the victim of very poor storage. Nowadays, I consider
that to be a challenge.
IIRC, my first encounter with the 'Compact Cassette' was in the late
1960's which, meant that the format was developed before that. Here is
information from Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cassette_tape
I was always amazed that the fidelity was as good as it was and it
seemed to continually improve! Unlike the 4Tr. and 8Tr. formats which
sounded bad from the get-go (IMHO).
Be safe and Happy Holidays,
Corey Bailey Audio Engineering
On 12/14/2020 11:22 AM, Lou Judson wrote:
> I just took a peek at that, and I see a very big problem: It shows the image of the cassette as purchased, but users will take the label/cover off and what is needed is a picture of the cassette itself without the wrapper!
> I only looked at one example.
> Lou Judson
> Intuitive Audio
>> On Dec 14, 2020, at 9:22 AM, Ivayla Angelova Roleva - Peneva <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Hello, Kyle,
>> Maybe you can find this source helpful: Vintage Cassettes, http://vintagecassettes.com/index.htm <http://vintagecassettes.com/index.htm>
>> I hope that works for you.
>> Iva Roleva-Peneva