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Yeah, I know, a photo would help.

I bought six 10 1/2" reels of Ampex tape cheap on eBay. All are full of extremely well recorded disco music, or were until i bulk-erased them. There is nothing on the box to indicate WHICH Ampex tape type they are. All it says on the front is:

AMPEX
Precision Magnetic tape.

Not even whether it's 1 mil or 1 1/2 mil. (It's the former). Grey box with blue lettering on front.

Thank heaven it's not back-coated.

The reel material is unmarked grey plastic. The backside doesn't have any identifying info either. Or the spine, which simply says AMPEX.

It was definitely worth the $47 I paid for the 6 reels, but I'm just a little puzzled. TIA for any thoughts.


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Topic - Name this tape - Dave Pogue 06:00:31 01/10/16 (5)

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