seeking quality tape recorder

Mike Stein mhs.stein at
Sat Feb 7 01:12:59 CST 2015

Not all recorders work equally well, especially 
with Commodore computers which use custom 
recorders and a sort-of-digital semi-square wave 
instead of 'normal' audio sine waves.

A better quality recorder does not necessarily 
translate into a better chance of successful 


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Griffith" <dave at>
To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic 
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Sent: Friday, February 06, 2015 11:29 PM
Subject: Re: seeking quality tape recorder

> On February 6, 2015 1:23:31 PM PST, Chuck Guzis 
> <cclist at> wrote:
>> On 02/06/2015 04:14 AM, Dave G. wrote:
>> > On Fri, 6 Feb 2015, Charles E. Fox wrote:
>> > but they are a bit pricey.
>> >
>> > Oops.  I forgot to state that I'm looking for 
>> > something to work with
>> > audio cassette tapes.
>> Any particular reason it has to be portable? 
>> Component high-end
>> cassette decks should be pretty easy to find in 
>> the used market and
>> will
>> deliver a very high quality result.
>> --Chuck
> I plan to use it in libraries from time to time 
> digitizing stuff I can't take home.  Eh.  I 
> figure I'll just get a decent used Walkman and 
> make sure the innards are good.
> -- 
> David Griffith
> dave at 

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