Destructive Imaging of DECTAPE II Media

Mark J. Blair nf6x at
Wed Jan 28 01:52:52 CST 2015

> On Jan 27, 2015, at 23:24, Bob Rosenbloom <bobalan at> wrote:
> Could you use an instrumentation recorder's cassette transport? Teac made cassette systems with 7 and 9 tracks. Ebay item 251372482082
> I believe is a 7 track assembly. Or look for one of their complete units MR-30, MR40 etc. Might be a good starting point for building up
> a reader. They are variable speed units also, with a wide range of speeds.

Hmm, I don't know. I'm not familiar with those yet, so I'll have to search to learn more about them (especially, how fast they can run the tape with controlled speed). The mechanics of the thing look sturdy. Thanks for the suggestion!

Mark J. Blair, NF6X <nf6x at>

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