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AUDIO FORMATS

Standard (Philips) Audiocassette

The Compact Cassette is a magnetic tape recording format for audio recording and playback. Compact cassettes come in two forms, either already containing content as a pre-recorded cassette, or as fully recordable "blank" cassette.
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audio cassette, audio cassette, coompact cassette


Magnetic Audio Tape On Reels
Reel-to-reel tape recording is the form of audio recording in which the recording medium is held on a reel, rather than being securely contained within a cassette.
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reel of audiotape


Gramophone Records
A gramophone record is an analog sound recording medium consisting of a flat disc with an inscribed, spiral groove.
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vinyl record


Microcassette and Mini-Cassette
A microcassette is an audio storage medium used mainly for voice recording.
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microcassette, mini-cassette


Eight-Track Cartridge
Stereo 8, commonly known as the eight-track cartridge, eight-track tape, or simply eight-track, is a magnetic tape sound recording technology.
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8-track cartridge


Audio CD
The standard format for audio compact discs.


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Audio CD


Digital Audiotape (DAT)
Digital Audio Tape is an audio signal recording and playback medium developed by Sony.

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DAT audiotape


ADAT
Alesis Digital Audio Tape or ADAT is a professional magnetic tape format used for the simultaneous digital recording of eight audio tracks at once, onto a Super VHS tape.
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Alesis Digital Audio Tape or ADAT


MiniDisc
The MiniDisc (MD) is a magneto-optical disc-based for up to 80 minutes of digitized audio or 1 gigabyte of Hi-MD data.

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Mini Disc Digital Recording


Broadcast CART (Fidelipac)
Fidelipac is the industry standard audiotape cartridge, used for radio broadcasting of material over the air such as radio commercials, jingles, station identification, and music.
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Broadcast Cart - Fidelipac


DVD-Audio
DVD-Audio (commonly abbreviated as DVD-A) is a digital audio format for delivering high-fidelity audio content on a DVD.
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DVD-Audio

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