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Fixing Mr Dengon

An unusual vintage voice recorder from Japan. —————SUBSCRIBE—————— ————-Merchandise—————– ————-SUPPORT————— This channel can be supported through Patreon Patrons usually have early access to videos ———-Outro Music———– Over Time – Vibe Tracks ——Outro Sound Effect—— ThatSFXGuy – source

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Audities 3: More unusual recordings

Three more recordings with a story. 1) A new limited edition DCC release from ‘SGT 606’ 2) An EP I contributed to from ‘School Drugs’ 3) A TV music tape reel from 1991 LINKS DCC SGT 606 DCC & Sample Clips: DCC Documentary on Kickstarter: School Drugs – Relative Suffering (Links are not affiliated) Previous videos in this series: —————SUBSCRIBE—————— ————-Merchandise—————– ————-SUPPORT————— This channel can be supported through Patreon Patrons usually have early access to videos ———-Outro Music———– Over Time…

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Tape Recorders of Mission Impossible Ep.1

A look at one of the mini tape recorders used on the 1960s/70s TV series. If this video is well received I aim to cover some of the other machines in future videos. —————SUBSCRIBE—————— ————-Merchandise—————– ————-SUPPORT————— This channel can be supported through Patreon Patrons usually have early access to videos ———-Outro Music———– Over Time – Vibe Tracks ——Outro Sound Effect—— ThatSFXGuy – source

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The tape recorder no one wanted to see

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jjEMLhPn9M?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] If you found yourself talking into one of these – you were probably having a bad day. A Police Interview Recorder with a naval past. —————SUBSCRIBE—————— ————-Merchandise—————– ————-SUPPORT————— This channel can be supported through Patreon Patrons usually have early access to videos ——-THANKS TO ——- All the Patrons who helped to make this video better. ———-Outro Music———– Over Time – Vibe Tracks source

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Wow & Flutter Meter Basics

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0G2kU1e9Cpo?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] An extra video to explain the purpose and operation of the Wow & Flutter Test Meter that appears in some of my videos. Windows W&F Application WFGUI – available from A.N.T. Audio: Thread about this app on Tapeheads.net User Manual A.N.T. Audio also sell the Test Tapes (produced on request) – (Tape code S30A) This is also where my test tape was purchased from. 3000Hz (3KHz) Test tone available from here: —————SUBSCRIBE—————— ————-Merchandise—————– ————-SUPPORT————— This channel can be…

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We got a $5,500 TAPE DRIVE!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alxqpbSZorA?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Get Optoma’s NuForce BE Free5 at and use code 20LINUSTT to save 20%. Mack Weldon: Use offer code TECHTIPS to get 20% off your next Mack Weldon order at Buy MagStor on Amazon: Discuss on the forum: Linus Tech Tips merchandise at Linus Tech Tips posters at Our Test Benches on Amazon: Our production gear: Twitter – Facebook – Instagram – Twitch – Intro Screen Music Credit: Title: Laszlo – Supernova Video Link: iTunes Download Link: Artist Link:…

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I Hope Google Doesn’t Ban Us…

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2F0wjoKEhg?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Receive an additional $25 credit for Ting today when you use code LINUS2018 at Buy noblechairs ICON Series Real Leather Gaming Chair on Amazon at Buy HDDs on Amazon: Sign up for G Suite using our affiliate link at Discuss on the forum: Our Affiliates, Referral Programs, and Sponsors: Linus Tech Tips merchandise at Linus Tech Tips posters at Our Test Benches on Amazon: Our production gear: Twitter – Facebook – Instagram – Twitch – Intro Screen Music…

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HiFi Classics – Sony FH-7 MkII

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2n8Gru7twE?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] The Sony FH-7 range are classic ’80s HiFi and I’ve finally got one. My FH-7 Mk2 came from ebay: If you are interested in the Boombox Calendar – you can find more details here: The Music and media featured in the video include; Purple Cassette – Anders Enger Jensen – Retro Grooves Vol 2 Colourful Printed Cassette: Jazz Spastiks – Midnight Method (Sold Out) Labyrinth Soundtrack Red Record – Colemine Records – Soul Slabs Vol 1. CD –…

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VHS Range : Retro Blu-ray packaging from HMV _ A QUICK-EXTRA-VID

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdgOAfA57rM?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Extra video. A normal full length video will be along in a few days. Available from HMV UK: The HMV VHS Range appears to be a UK Exclusive at the moment. —————SUBSCRIBE—————— ————-Merchandise—————– ————-SUPPORT————— This channel can be supported through Patreon Patrons usually have early access to videos ——-THANKS TO ——- Jerobeam Fenderson for the intro animation: ———-Outro Music———– Over Time – Vibe Tracks ——Outro Sound Effect—— ThatSFXGuy – ——AFFILIATED LINKS/ADVERTISING NOTICE——- All links are Affiliated where possible.…

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Nice Boombox, where’s the rest of it? – RetroTech: Technics M1 Co-Deck

Fixing up and demonstrating an unusual Japan-only portable Technics cassette deck from the early 1980s. Cassette: Retro Grooves Vol. 2 Available from Sony TPS-L2 Picture courtesy of Vintage Technics Cassette Deck info —————SUBSCRIBE—————— ————-Merchandise—————– ————-SUPPORT————— This channel can be supported through Patreon Patrons usually have early access to videos ——-THANKS TO ——- Jerobeam Fenderson for the intro animation: ———-Outro Music———– Over Time – Vibe Tracks ——Outro Sound Effect—— ThatSFXGuy – The shirt is from Joe Browns: source

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Review of the new Toshiba Aurex ‘Hi-Res Cassette deck’

Toshiba in Japan has launched a High Res capable cassette recorder. What exactly does that mean and is it any good? Let’s find out. Special thanks to Hugo for his work on the audio analysis. If you are interested in Walkman & portable stereos – visit and Music provided by (in order of appearance) Retro Grooves Vol. 2 – Anders Enger Jensen Candy Apple Blue – Youtube Audio Library: Track Name: Busted by John Deley If you want to hear…

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Recreating the Mindhunter Reel-to-Reel titles (minus the corpses)

A ‘joyously nerdy’ video in which I attempt to assemble all the components to recreate the reel-to-reel title sequence from the Netflix Show Mindhunter. New Mindhunter style metal 5″ reels can be bought from Thanks to the Tapeheads forums Catalogues courtesy of Special thanks to Jason Moore (on Patreon) for the tip regarding The Professionals episode. The music used in my recreation of the title sequence is ‘Spirit Of the Dead’ – by Aakash Ghandi and is from the youtube…

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Pocket Rockers – 1980s endless loop tapes for kids

In the late 1980s all the cool kids were wearing mini Genesis tapes as jewellery – well at least that’s what Fisher Price hoped would happen. Thanks to Databits for the tip on the hidden Pocket Rockers screw Pocket Rockers Commercials Pictures of the Bandai Micro Cartridge are from The Museum of Obsolete Media List of Pocket Rockers Titles: List of Pocket Rockers players & accessories —————SUBSCRIBE—————— ————-Merchandise—————– ————-SUPPORT————— This channel can be supported through Patreon Patrons usually have early…

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RetroTech: Recordable Paper – The 3M Sound Page

In this video I take a look at a multimedia educational format from the 1970s, the 3M Sound Page (AKA Ricoh Synchrofax) UPDATE I’ve seen a few comments where the assumption has been made that this device was still in use as an educational tool in the 1990s. I think this is highly unlikely. Here’s my take on this – if you’ve ever gone to school, you’ll know that they rarely throw anything away. I know in my school there…

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The most expensive music format (in the world)

Is Reel to Reel the new Vinyl? Short answer: No. Long answer: It’s complicated – Press Play. In this video I’ll be playing pre-recorded tapes from 1957 & 2017 The first half concentrates on the history & background, and the second moves onto the current day and the most expensive pre-recorded music format available for the home. CHAPTERS 01:11 i) History – Explanation of the format 15:01 ii) Now – The ultimate in high-end analog music More Information/Links: The Tape…

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Audities – More interesting & unusual recordings

The First Commercial Album Release on Elcaset. A Clockwork Orange replica Tape. Old Recordings about weight & teeth. Endless Loop mini Album. ….and my small contribution to a Hiphop album. Links: 1) ELCASET & Jeremy Heiden & DCC Dr DCC repairing my DCC175 Elcaset Album on ebay 2) Clockwork Orange Replica Tape (links to the ebay seller’s current items) 3) Progressica Prolog Endless Loop Tape www.facebook.com/GeraldsProgressica/ 4) Jazz Spastiks My earlier videos referred to in this video. Odditapes(1) DCC &…

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Baby Driver’s Tape Scratching Machine

“Is he slow?”. A demonstration of the device used in the movie. Baby Driver (Blu-ray, UHD & DVD) Califone Card Masters turn up on ebay from time to time: There are two versions – The 2020 with the sampling playback function (like mine) and the simpler 2010 without. Answers to regularly asked questions Q) What kind of monitor is that? A) Here’s my video about it: Q) What is that Subscriber counter thing in the background? A) Here’s my video…

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Cassettes: Lenticular Classics & Endless Loops

A look at some cassette related things I’ve picked up recently. Links: Lenticular HipHop tapes: Endless Loop Tapes: Cassette Deck Section on eBay: UK: US: ————-SUPPORT————— This channel can be supported through Patreon Sometimes Patrons have early access to videos —————SUBSCRIBE—————— source

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