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Radio Shack MC30 Micro Cassette Tapes for Portable Recorders Answering Machines

  • 950



BRIEF HISTORY OF MICROCASSETTES (from Wikipedia)

A Microcassette (often written generically as microcassette) is an audio storage medium introduced by Olympus in 1969. It uses the same width of magnetic tape as the Compact Cassette but in a much smaller container. By using thinner tape and half or a quarter the tape speed, microcassettes can offer comparable recording time to the compact cassette. The original standard microcassette, the MC60, gives 30 minutes recording per side at its standard speed of 2.4 cm/s, and double that duration at 1.2 cm/s; an MC90, giving 45 minutes per side @ 2.4 cm/s, is also available from a few manufacturers. Unlike the Compact Cassette, a choice of recording speeds was provided on the original recorders and many others; the tape also spools in the opposite direction, from right to left. For transcription purposes, continuously variable speed was provided on many players.


PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Radio Shack MC30 Microcassette in different quantities. Each tape has 30 minutes total run time. Will ship the same business day on orders cleared before 3 pm EST. Please contact us for any questions.