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Tuesday
Sep132016

Cassettes: Filler video

The problem with working on ten things at once is that sometimes I find that none of them are ready. The last time I went a week without putting out a video someone kindly told the subscribers I was dead. so to avoid dying again - I've assembled a short video featuring three things connected around the theme of cassettes.

Normal service will be resumed as soon as possible. Techmoan apologises for this delay and any inconvenience caused. 

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Reader Comments (4)

great deck! surprised that it plays it - would have expected it to stop (spools not turning, thinks it end of tape)
also nice to see classic hiphop albums brought out on tape new (a (C)2016 on a cassette is cool)

i see DAT in the background of your hobbyroom, wonder if you ever did a clip on that?

as always, thanks for making the clips and the great fun you give me watching it.

September 16, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterOliver

I remember some sort of endless cassette system was used in the first early Panasonic answering machines.
They were dual cassette tape based systems and the endless tape was for the out gong message and second cassette tape was for recording the incoming record message.
I think they had some system, perhaps a piece of foil to stop the cassette and reset the outgoing message.
It was a long time ago so excuse me if I am wrong.

September 16, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterJeremy Travis

I enjoyd it non the less, mister moan.

here's another filler-suggestion: could you tell something about the flexidisc?

(I found out some stuff that dissapointed me; once I was sort-of ready to have my own made I found out the company had closed just three months before.. hence I tought: "that might be nice info to share with more tech geeks" but due to having a kid and having another coming up I never got to the making-tubevids-myself-plan that I had brewing for sometime.

here's some oil for the machine:
https://youtu.be/VVIG4G69AQI?list=PLVfzmnTllPaOAxOixi5uupAHtfO_myEsQ

but maybe you'd found out about that one already...

anyway: loads of props and 1.000.000 thanx for doing your thing, mister moan! much apprecietion from the netherlands

September 20, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterHerby

even more lubricant:
https://youtu.be/G52vYLWXmyU

September 20, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterHerby

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