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  Compact audio cassette - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The compact audio cassette medium for audio storage was introduced by Philips in 1963 under the trademark Compact Cassette.
Cassette players in cars and for home use were often integrated with a radio receiver, and the term "casseiver" was occasionally used for combination units for home use.
Cassette equipment needs regular maintenance, as cassette tape is a magnetic medium which is in physical contact with the tape head and other metallic parts of the recorder/player mechanism.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Compact_audio_cassette   (3365 words)

  
 Compact audio cassette
The compact audio cassette sound recording medium, sometimes known as the musicassette, was introduced by Philips in 1963.
Most cassettes were sold blank and used for recording the owner's records (to protect from wear or to make compilations), their friends' records, or music from the radio.
Cassettes were also used for reputable purposes including journalism, field history, meeting transcripts and so on.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/mu/Musicassette.html   (459 words)

  
 Audio cassette ColumbiaISA
The audio cassette was a major step forward, as far as convenience was concerned, from the reel to reel magnetic tape recorder, but some fidelity was sacrificed due to slower tape speed and other factors.
Cassettes were much smaller than reel to reel tape and did not require manual threading of the tape.
Audio cassettes have two sides, A and B, which were flipped over to play or record the other side (except in the case of tape decks which could play both sides without flipping).
columbiaisa.50megs.com /audio_cassette_intro.htm   (2479 words)

  
 Cassette - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Depending upon the context, 'cassette' may refer to this concept in general, or to a specific type of cassette (typically the audio cassette).
Audio cassette; normally refers to the standard compact audio cassette, although there are other forms of audio cassette, such as DCC and DAT.
Cassette (genetics) - a term used to describe certain vectors that are normally used to confer a selectable marker on an organism.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Cassette   (188 words)

  
 Audiotek Press: Notes About Compact Cassette Audio
Compact Cassette (CC) was developed by Philips, and became the standard cassette format for home audio recorders from the 1960s.
Blank cassettes exist in a number of predefined lengths, ranging from the C-10 which runs ten minutes (5 minutes per side) to the C-120 (1 hour per side.) Prerecorded cassettes are usually clipped to the length of the longest side.
Each cassette is allocated a consecutive number as it is finalized, and cassettes may be deleted from this range, with the number being reallocated (or not) as required.
kasoft.freeyellow.com /Central/Audiotek/Press/CC.html   (1381 words)

  
 Cassette Recorders - audiotools.com.
The cassette or rather the "Compact Cassette®" was invented by the Dutch company Philips in the early 60's.
Makes a cassette playback unit that is intended for forensic professionals but has a number of unusual functions made possible by the use of a custom built 11 track head, so it might be used by archivists as well.
Has their own brand of cassette tapes, these are all ferric and we are not certain were they source it from.
audiotools.com /cass.html   (2705 words)

  
 Arts Unlimited | Arts Friday Review | Last night a mix tape saved my life
Earlier this year, Cassette Stories, an exhibition at the Museum of Communication in Hamburg, threw a fond light on the home-mix tape as diary or love letter.
The picture that emerged was of the mix cassette as a way of re-sequencing music to make sense of our most stubbornly inexpressible feelings, a way of explaining ourselves to someone we love, or to ourselves.
More recently, record companies have started to issue promos in cassette form, not only because they stand out from the crowd but also - irony of ironies - because the original bootlegger's medium turns out to be so much harder to copy.
arts.guardian.co.uk /fridayreview/story/0,12102,1049363,00.html   (1255 words)

  
 Magnetic Recording History Pictures 4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Philips cassette diagram for the system introduced in 1965 that used 1/8-in.
Philips cassette was 1/4 the size of the Fidelipac or Lear cartridge, making possible small battery-powered versatile players that could be carried anywhere.
Mercury was one of the first record companies to offer a selection of 26 albums on the Philips cassette at a price of $5.95 each.
history.acusd.edu /gen/recording/tape4.html   (115 words)

  
 analog audio tape cassette nostalgia - tapedeck.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Tapedeck.org is a project of neckcns.com, built to showcase the amazing beauty and (sometimes) weirdness found in the designs of the common audio tape cassette.
There's an amazing range of designs, starting from the early 60's functional cassette designs, moving through the colourful playfulness of the 70's audio tapes to amazing shape variations during the 80's and 90's.
The compact audio cassette medium for audio storage was introduced by Philips in 1963 under the name Compact Cassette.
www.tapedeck.org   (512 words)

  
 Side Door Studio: Compact Disc & Audio Cassette Duplication
There can be a lot of confusion and uncertainty out there if you're getting prices from some "replicators" (not to mention hidden extras that tend to inflate those unbelievably low prices they advertise).
Whether it's a sermon, seminar, self-help tape or an audio book, audio cassettes are still one of the best ways to get your message across to your audience.
Prices are for bulk ferric cassette duplication with on-cassette printing for quantities of 300 and up, paper labels for quantities under 300.
www.sidedoorstudioinc.com /dupe.html   (456 words)

  
 Stephen King - Biography and Bibliography
This seventh DARK TOWER book is the long-awaited conclusion to Stephen King's epic horror/dark fantasy/post-apocalyptic SF series, wrapping up the adventures of gunslinger Roland of Gilead and his companions as they fulfill their quest to locate the Dark Tower, a structure vital to the stability of all the worlds.
As she wanders the wilderness trying to find her way back, her only companions are the baseball games that she hears on her Walkman and, with her batteries running low and her paranoia running high, a hallucination of Red Sox pitcher Tom Gordon.
In the Old South of the 1930s, a gentle giant of a man is sentenced to death for the murder and rape of two little girls.
www.biblio.com /author_biographies/2062370/Stephen_King.html   (3846 words)

  
 Audio Cassette Tape Duplication - Healey Music
In 1963, Philips demonstrated its first compact audio cassette using high-quality BASF polyester 1/8-inch tape that ran at 1-7/8 ips; it was sold the next year in the U.S. with the Norelco Carry-Corder dictation machine, but the demand for blank tape used for personal music recording was unanticipated by Philips.
That being said, cassette tapes are rugged, compact, and no one really stresses out about losing them.
We provide complete design for your cassette project, as well as printing of your j-cards and the assembly/packaging of the finished product.
www.healeymusic.com /cassettes.asp   (218 words)

  
 Garrison Keillor - Biography and Bibliography
From the thousands chosen by Garrison Keillor to read on his NPR program A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION, this selection of 350 poems is sorted by subject: "Day's Work," "Sons and Daughters," "Resurrection," and more.
In this small Minnesota town, "all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average." The book won the collective heart of the country, and critics found it impossible to refrain from quoting sizable portions of it in their reviews.
This audio cassette collects some of the funniest moments from the annual episode of Keillor's long-running PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION devoted entirely to jokes.
www.biblio.com /author_biographies/2038818/Garrison_Keillor.html   (1736 words)

  
 Free Christian Sermons - real audio from His Place
If you would like to listen to an audio sermon that is offline, please contact us and we will be happy to put it back online for 7 days.
Purchase a Compact Disc or Audio Cassette Tape
This is your mission should you choose to accept it
hisplace.com /growthtools/audiosermon_list.php   (532 words)

  
 Pimsleur Course-Farsi (Persian) Compact Audio Cassette, ÝÇÑÓí, ÝÇÑÓí, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Pimsleur Course-Farsi (Persian) Compact Audio Cassette, ÝÇÑÓí, ÝÇÑÓí, التدريب- التعليمي, Audio Cassette
To go with this product our staff recommends:
The Digital Cassette Recorder Designed for Easy Language Learning
www.worldlanguage.com /Arabic/Products/104941.htm   (163 words)

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