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Old 14th Jan 2018, 2:06 pm   #19
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Brentwood, Essex, UK.
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Default Re: Chrome Reel to Reel Tape?

Just looked in my cassette collection and the one with the print-though problem was in fact a BASF "Chrom Dioxid" C90 bought in the late 1970's, not a TDK (apologies to TDK!). I was getting mixed up with some TDK cassettes bought in the early 2000's but never used, that had the notch for the "High" setting but were not Chromium.

Incidentally, the only other tapes I have ever had print-though issues with was a set of talking book cassettes of Roald Dahl's " The Witches" that I borrowed from the public library when the kids were small. This was really awful, despite the fact that it was a brand new recording and we were the first borrowers.
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