Homebrew Drum Computer (magnetic heads)

woodelf bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Wed Dec 26 19:15:09 CST 2007


Fred Cisin wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Dec 2007, Roy J. Tellason wrote:
>> This whole idea strikes me as just plain crazy...
>> But!  For some reason the above reminded me of something that I was
>> considering early on,  probably early 1970s or so.  Instead of a drum just
>> use a loop of tape.  You can start with an old reel-to-reel deck,  ignoring
> 
> Howzbout an 8-track?
> 
> Unfortunately, the kids today don't even remember them, so wouldn't fully
> appreciate the absurdity.

Was not the stringy floppy a medium like that?
Ben alias woodelf




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