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RE: Whats the lifespan of the cassette medium

Can't speak to recording, but playback on most of the tapes I recorded in the 70's to the 90's playback well.

There has been one that played well on side one, but faded and became muddy intermittently on side two. After several fast forwards and fast reverses playing on side two has been not perfect, but much better.

It may be that age fiddles with how freely the reels turn, and running the cassette back and forth frees things up a bit.

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  • RE: Whats the lifespan of the cassette medium - DRam 09:25:22 03/11/17 (0)


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