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  1. TDK Dynamic Performance D90 High Output IEC I / Type I - 5 Pack Audio Cassette Tapes
  2. 25pk - NRS HIGH ENERGY C-77 Minute Blank Bulk Normal Bias Cassettes
  3. MAXELL XL II 100 Audio Cassette Tape (Pack of 2) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  4. TDK D60 IECi/TypeI High Output Blank Cassette Tape
  5. Maxell UR 60 Position IEC Type I Normal Audio Cassette - 5 Pack
  6. RMG/EMTEC Studio Mastering Tape 911 Series 1/4 -Inch x 1200 Feet 7 - Inch
  7. Premium Analog Recording Tape by ATR Magnetics | 1/4" Master Tape - Modern Classic Sound | 10.5" Pre...
  8. Long Play Analog Recording Tape by ATR Magnetics | 1/4" MDS-36 - Modern Classic Sound | 7" Plastic R...
  9. Premium Analog Recording Tape by ATR Magnetics | 1/4" Master Tape - Modern Classic Sound | 7" Plasti...
  10. TDK Superior Normal Bias D90 IEC I / Type I For Everyday Recording Audio Cassette Tapes - 4 Pack

  #1

TDK Dynamic Performance D90 High Output IEC I / Type I - 5 Pack Audio Cassette Tapes

Model: D-90   |    Mpn: D-90   |    Ean: 0705625273449   |    PartNumber: D-90   |   Asin: B016FXI43K

Pack of five (5) TDK High Output, Dynamic Performance IEC I / Type I D90 audio cassette tapes in original factory packaging.

Features

  • A superior general-purpose audio cassette.
  • Tapes are optimized for excellent recording of lectures, classes, or dictation.
  • 30 day money back guarantee.
  • Each cassette records a total of 90 minute (45 minutes each side).
  • Provides excellent signal-noise ratio for high-quality playback.
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Brand: TDK   |   Manufacturer: TDK Electronics Corporation

Item Dimensions: 3 x 2.75 x 4.25 inches (7.6 x 7.0 x 10.8 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 2.9 x 3.1 x 5.2 inches (7.4 x 7.9 x 13.2 cm)

Amazon Price: $12.63 | as of 10/13/2019(1:12am pst)
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  #2

MAXELL XL II 100 Audio Cassette Tape (Pack of 2) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Model: XLII-110/2   |    Mpn: XLII-110/2   |    Ean: 0025215136221   |    PartNumber: XLII-110/2   |   Asin: B000001OKZ

MAXELL XLII-110/2 HIGH BIAS AUDIOCASSETTES 2 PACK

Features

  • An excellent mid-performance tape
  • Low-noise and high-output for fine recording of music
  • Particularly suitable for creating reasonably priced tapes for use in your stereo personal cassette player
  • 100 minutes total record time or 50 minutes per side
  • Ideal for recording CDs.
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Brand: Maxell   |   Manufacturer: Maxell

Item Dimensions: 0.75 x 4.25 x 7.75 inches (1.9 x 10.8 x 19.7 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 0.7 x 4.8 x 6 inches (1.8 x 12.2 x 15.2 cm)

Amazon Price: $8.75 | as of 10/13/2019(1:12am pst)
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  #3

Maxell UR 60 Position IEC Type I Normal Audio Cassette - 5 Pack

Model: UR-60   |    Mpn: 8541706220   |    Ean: 0705625273500   |    PartNumber: 8541706220   |   Asin: B016HG8Z16

The Maxell UR-60 Audio Cassette Tape is great for everyday recording. The tapes have low noise surface which provides a suitable media for music and voice recording. Each tape provides 60 minutes of recording (30 minutes/side). These cassettes are ideal for personal and portable cassette players.

Features

  • Great for everyday recording
  • Low noise surface provides a suitable media for music and voice recording
  • 30 day money back guarantee
  • Ideal for personal and portable cassette players
  • 60 minutes of recording time (30 minutes/side)
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Brand: Maxell   |   Manufacturer: Maxell Corporation of America

Item Dimensions: 2.75 x 3.5 x 4.25 inches (7.0 x 8.9 x 10.8 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 2.5 x 3.1 x 4.1 inches (6.4 x 7.9 x 10.4 cm)

Amazon Price: $9.95 | as of 10/13/2019(1:12am pst)
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  #4

Premium Analog Recording Tape by ATR Magnetics | 1/4" Master Tape - Modern Classic Sound | 10.5" Precision Reel | 2500' of Analog Tape

Model: 8541706236   |    Mpn: ATR 40907   |    PartNumber: ATR 40907   |   Asin: B078NGRMYZ

Classic Grey, not Blue Reel

Features

Brand: ATR Magnetics   |   Manufacturer: ATR Magnetics

Package Dimensions: 3 x 12 x 12 inches (7.6 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm)

Amazon Price: $79.99 | as of 10/13/2019(1:12am pst)
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  #5

Long Play Analog Recording Tape by ATR Magnetics | 1/4" MDS-36 - Modern Classic Sound | 7" Plastic Reel | 1800' of Analog Tape

Model: NotAvailable   |    Mpn: MDS 40907-7   |    PartNumber: MDS 40907-7   |   Asin: B078R8ZYP1

You want THAT sound. We are here to help.

Our 1/4" Long Play Analog Recording Tape will allow you to multitrack your music without worry of how old and used the tape is because we make it new and proudly in the USA. Gone are the sonic woes of digital recording. Imagine yourself with the reliability and sonic integrity of analog tape.

ATR Magnetics is the foremost manufacturer of analog recording tape, both for professional and semi-professional use.

Our proprietary formula provides our tapes with the modern classic sound that you crave. ATR Magnetics tape makes your recordings sound like a record.

ATR Magnetics MDS-36

MDS-36 is our 1 mil tape that provides for a high-output, low-noise recording with an industry-standard bias compatibility. ATR Magnetics MDS-36 is in the +6 class of tape. Our advanced preparation and coating techniques produce a consistent, high quality product that meets the needs of professional recording studios and hi-fidelity enthusiasts alike.

Our 1/4" tape is shipped on 7" Plastic Reels.

The Setup Box is an hinged tape storage box that is of acid-free design to make sure your tape is secured and safe.

Start recording your favorite record now.

Features

  • THE MODERN MANUFACTURER OF TAPE: the only current tape manufacturer in the Western Hemisphere and proudly made in the USA
  • THE CLASSIC SOUND YOU'VE ALWAYS WANTED: straight from our factory to your door
  • HIGH OUTPUT, LOW NOISE: our tape is in the +6 class which means it gives you the sound and characteristics that you know and love from tape, but with less noise that you get with other brands
  • FIT EVEN MORE ON YOUR REEL: utilizing a 1 mil thick tape you can now fit 550' more of your recordings on a reel, totaling to 1800' of tape
  • PROTECTION OF YOUR TAPE: your tape comes in the ATR Magnetics Setup Box protecting it in storage as well as transit.
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Brand: ATR Magnetics   |   Manufacturer: ATR Magnetics

Package Dimensions: 6 x 8 x 8 inches (15.2 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)

Amazon Price: $38.99 | as of 10/13/2019(1:12am pst)
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  #6

Premium Analog Recording Tape by ATR Magnetics | 1/4" Master Tape - Modern Classic Sound | 7" Plastic Reel | 1250' of Analog Tape

Model: 8541706237   |    Mpn: ATR 40907-7   |    PartNumber: ATR 40907-7   |   Asin: B078NJTFG5

You want THAT sound. We are here to help.

Our 1/4" Premium Analog Recording Tape will allow you to multitrack your music without worry of how old and used the tape is because we make it new and proudly in the USA. Gone are the sonic woes of digital recording. Imagine yourself with the reliability and sonic integrity of analog tape.

ATR Magnetics is the foremost manufacturer of analog recording tape, both for professional and semi-professional use.

Our proprietary formula provides our tapes with the modern classic sound that you crave. ATR Magnetics tape makes your recordings sound like a record.

ATR Magnetics Master Tape

Master Tape is our 1.5 mil tape that provides for a high-output, low-noise recording with an industry-standard bias compatibility. ATR Magnetics Master Tape is in the +6 class of tape. Our advanced preparation and coating techniques produce a consistent, high quality product that meets the needs of professional recording studios and hi-fidelity enthusiasts alike.

Our 1/4" tape is shipped on 7" Plastic Reels.

ATR Magnetics Setup Box

The Setup Box is an hinged tape storage box that is of acid-free design to make sure your tape is secured and safe.

Start recording your favorite record now.

Features

  • THE MODERN MANUFACTURER OF TAPE: the only current tape manufacturer in the Western Hemisphere and proudly made in the USA
  • THE CLASSIC SOUND YOU'VE ALWAYS WANTED: straight from our factory to your door
  • HIGH OUTPUT, LOW NOISE: our tape is in the +6 class which means it gives you the sound and characteristics that you know and love from tape, but with less noise that you get with other brands
  • MASTER TAPE DIFFERENCE: 1.5 mil thick tape gives you the professional touch to ensure your recordings are fully optimized but not printing through.
  • THE ULTIMATE PROTECTION OF YOUR TAPE: your tape comes in the ATR Magnetics Setup Box protecting it in storage as well as transit.
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Brand: ATR Magnetics   |   Manufacturer: ATR Magnetics

Package Dimensions: 6 x 8 x 8 inches (15.2 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)

Amazon Price: $34.99 | as of 10/13/2019(1:12am pst)
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  #7

TDK Superior Normal Bias D90 IEC I / Type I For Everyday Recording Audio Cassette Tapes - 4 Pack

Model: D90   |    Mpn: D90   |    Ean: 0705625273401   |    PartNumber: D90   |   Asin: B016EPP2KC

Four (4) individual - factory wrapped - TDK Superior Normal Bias D90 Audio Cassettes.

Features

  • Great for everyday recording
  • Great media for music and voice recording
  • 30 day money back guarantee
  • 90 minutes of recording time (45 minutes/side)
  • Ideal for personal and portable cassette players
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Brand: TDK   |   Manufacturer: TDK Electronics Corporation

Item Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.75 x 4.25 inches (6.4 x 7.0 x 10.8 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 3.27 x 5.79 x 7.68 inches (8.3 x 14.7 x 19.5 cm)

Amazon Price: $8.89 | as of 10/13/2019(1:12am pst)
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  #8

Sony C-90HFL HF 90 Minute Blank Audio Cassettes - Bundle of 3

Model: C-90HFL   |    Mpn: C-90HFL   |    Ean: 0705625273616   |    PartNumber: C-90HFL   |   Asin: B016SO4YAS

Bundle of three (3) individually wrapped Sony HF 90 (C-90HFL) high fidelity blank audio cassettes. High fidelity cassettes allows the recording of superior audio. The tapes provide 90 minutes of audio recording time (45 minutes/side).

Features

  • High Fidelity cassettes are great for music and general recording
  • Three individually wrapped Sony HF 90 (C-90HFL) blank audio cassettes
  • 30 day money back guarantee
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Brand: Sony   |   Manufacturer: Sony Electronics Inc.

Item Dimensions: 2 x 2.75 x 4.5 inches (5.1 x 7.0 x 11.4 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 2 x 2.9 x 4.4 inches (5.1 x 7.4 x 11.2 cm)

Amazon Price: $7.99 | as of 10/13/2019(1:12am pst)
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  #9

Ampex 1/4" Professional Audio Tape Reel, 7 inch Reel, 1200 feet, 1.5 mil Polyester

Model: 642   |    Mpn: 642   |    Ean: 0753340978958   |    PartNumber: 642   |   Asin: B07GT95YRZ

Professional quality tape for reel-to-reel audio recordings. Low noise, high output.

Features

Brand: Ampex   |   Manufacturer: Ampex Corporation

Package Dimensions: 0.63 x 7.17 x 7.17 inches (1.6 x 18.2 x 18.2 cm)

Amazon Price: $34.99 | as of 10/13/2019(1:12am pst)
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  #10

MAXELL XL-II C90 Blank Audio Cassette Tape 2 pack (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Model: XLII-90/2   |    Mpn: XLII-90/2   |    Ean: 0791583459544   |    PartNumber: XLII-90/2   |   Asin: B000001OL3

Package of 2 C90 High bias recording cassettes / Low Noise & High Output for Music / 90 Minutes per cassette tape

Features

  • Package of two of Maxell's most popular high-bias, high-performance audio cassette tape
  • Ideal for recording CDs, prerecorded cassettes, and other digital sources
  • Low Noise formulation provides higher output and wider dynamic range for pleasing music recordings
  • Superior recording and playback results for home, portable, and car stereo systems
  • 90 minutes total record time or 45 minutes per side
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Brand: Maxell   |   Manufacturer: Maxell

Item Dimensions: 1.5 x 2.75 x 4.25 inches (3.8 x 7.0 x 10.8 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 0.6 x 4.2 x 7.6 inches (1.5 x 10.7 x 19.3 cm)

First Available: 1995-06-16

Amazon Price: $7.53 | as of 10/13/2019(1:12am pst)
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  #11

Quality Product By Maxell - Mini Dv - 2 Pk

Model: DVM60SE   |    Mpn: DVM60SE   |    PartNumber: DVM60SE   |   Asin: B0084E26L0

Package of two (2) individually factory packaged Maxell ME Mini DV 60 minute tapes. Each tape records 60 minutes in SP Mode or 90 minutes in LP mode.

Features

  • Advanced Digital Picture Technology
  • Designed for use exclusively with recorders that have the DV or MiniDV designation
  • 30 day money back guarantee
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Brand: Maxell   |   Manufacturer: Maxell Corporation of America

Item Dimensions: 0.5 x 3 x 4 inches (1.3 x 7.6 x 10.2 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 1.1 x 2.9 x 4.3 inches (2.8 x 7.4 x 10.9 cm)

Amazon Price: $0.48 | as of 10/13/2019(1:12am pst)
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  #12

TDK Superior Normal Bias D120 IEC I / Type I For Everyday Recording Audio Cassette Tapes - 4 Pack

Model: D120   |    Mpn: 5274543   |    Ean: 0705625274149   |    PartNumber: 5274543   |   Asin: B0199NAFS0

Four (4) individually factory wrapped - TDK Superior Normal Bias D120 Cassettes.

Features

  • Great for Everyday Recording
  • Play It Loud
  • 30 day money back guarantee
  • Each cassette records a total of 120 minute (60 minutes/side).
  • Normal Bias - IEC I / Type I
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Brand: TDK   |   Manufacturer: TDK Electronics, Inc.

Item Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.75 x 4.25 inches (6.4 x 7.0 x 10.8 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 2 x 2.5 x 4.2 inches (5.1 x 6.4 x 10.7 cm)

Amazon Price: $29.98 | as of 10/13/2019(1:12am pst)
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  #13

TME Open Reel Audio Splicing Tape Blue Color 1/4 in X 82 Ft in Logo Poly Pack for RMGI Quantegy Maxell AMPEX ATR Media AC1S89B1C

Model: AC1S89B1-C   |    Mpn: AC1S89B1-C   |    Ean: 0858765005033   |    PartNumber: AC1S89B1-C   |   Asin: B00NNSO11K

DESCRIPTION: TME AC1S89B1-C, available exclusively from US Recording, is similar to RMGI and 3M 67 splicing tape and is ideal for professional home use. Designed for use in splicing magnetic tape to leader tape or making intra-tape splices. This tape is re-positionable in case you need to adjust your splice and totally grips the media after being firmly pressed onto the media. This splicing tape is custom made in Europe to TME specifications. Specially formulated for back coated tapes like RMGI Emtec, 3M, AMPEX, or ATR. For 1/4" tape. 82' long on 1" blue plastic core. Comes double sealed in a blue zip pouch for fuzz free storage. Made in Europe. FEATURES & BENEFITS: Minimal adhesive buildup on cutting blades High shear, special non-oozing adhesive great for back coated tapes High strength (exceeds 3 KG test) Uniform roll unwind, no more jerky unwind Precision slitting tolerances Slit and certified ISO 9001 compliant TECHNICAL DATA: Color: Blue Core: Green Substrate: .0009 inch...... 23 microns Adhesive: .0002 inch...... 5 microns Total: .0011 inch...... 28 microns

Features

  • Repositionable
  • 1/4 x 82' on Blue Core
  • TME AC1S89B1-C comes double sealed in a TME logo zip bag.
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Brand: TME   |   Manufacturer: TME

Item Dimensions: 0.25 x 2 x 2 inches (0.6 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 0.3 x 3.2 x 3.8 inches (0.8 x 8.1 x 9.7 cm)

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  #14

Ampex 661 5 inch reel to reel tape - 1/4 x 1800 - Pack of 2 tapes

Model: 8541706231   |    Mpn: 8541706231   |    Ean: 0769760348035   |    PartNumber: 8541706231   |   Asin: B071GJRRZ6

Pack of 2 Ampex 661 5 inch professional recording audio reel to reel tapes

Features

  • 2 x Ampex 661 reel to reel tapes
  • 5 / 127mm reel size
  • 1/4 x 1800' / 6.3mm x 549m
  • 1.5 mil polyster
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Brand: Ampex   |   Manufacturer: Ampex

Item Dimensions: 5.25 x 1.5 x 5.25 inches (13.3 x 3.8 x 13.3 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 1.26 x 7.4 x 8.11 inches (3.2 x 18.8 x 20.6 cm)

Amazon Price: $34.88 | as of 10/13/2019(1:12am pst)
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