tape baking

Christian Corti cc at informatik.uni-stuttgart.de
Wed Jul 5 02:48:22 CDT 2017

On Mon, 3 Jul 2017, Rob Jarratt wrote:
> All I could do was prop open the tape door with a paper clip. 45C in my 
> fan oven worked for me. 55C in my oven seemed to mostly demagnetise the 
> tape. Other ovens may be different, so it is best to experiment with 
> something that doesn't matter.

You can not demagnetize tapes at 55°C, that must be another effect, like 
crosstalk (which is an issue, especially with audio tapes) or something 
like that.


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