Cassette Interface Assistance
ard.p850ug1 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 28 13:29:53 CST 2017
On Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 4:21 PM, allison via cctalk
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> The tape recorders used had no agc. They were simple portables and used the
> mic or line input and headphone output.
I have to disagree with you there. I have just looked at the documentation for a
couple of the Radio Shack tape recorders commonly used with TRS80s, and
both have automatic gain control on recording.
It is actually quite rare to see a simple portable cassette recorder which
doesn't have automatic gain control (automatic level control). The early
Philips machines like the EL3300 are the only ones I've come across.
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