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Re: tape looping





On 10/01/2017 13:09, Mattia Ferrarini wrote:
yes, but there a way to make it on my own?

You mean actually assemble the tape cassette yourself?

I can't imagine it being easy,
with a short loop it's possible
to find a path going around inside a standard cassette shell,
but you have to get the tape tight enough or there's not enough
tension.

I've never seen inside one of the commercial ones (or the outside for that 
matter)
so I can only guess at the mechanism required.

Can I ask why you want to go the diy route?

andy
ps. Don't wanna discourage you tho'... best of luck with the project!





2017-01-10 12:53 GMT+01:00 andy butler <akbutler@tiscali.co.uk 
<mailto:akbutler@tiscali.co.uk>>:



    On 10/01/2017 10:43, Mattia Ferrarini wrote:
    hi, what about cassette tape looping?
    anyone is doin' it?

    tips and tricks using old tascam 4 track?

    i need some advice on how to make a long cassette looping? Like 2 to 
10 min

    Don't think you'll be able to make one with a long loop like that.
    It's a complex mechanism and you need to maintain tension across
    the head. (I made a short loop cassette once, ....fun)

    They were available commercially at one time though, intended for 
repeating
    messages.

    On ebay as "Endless Cassette".
    TDK are good quality and old ones *should* be still good.

    Andy