Microcassette

Audio Archiving – New media added “Microcassette”

Microcassette is the newly added "obsolete" media to the growing list of audio archiving possibilities. Microcassette was mainly present in answering machines of the 70's / 80's and a popular media used with handy recorders. Microcassette is usually provided in 30 and 60 minutes length and sounds quite similar to normal K7 tapes (hiss, noise, … Continue reading Audio Archiving – New media added “Microcassette”

Pré-vox Mix 900 (DIN Mixer)

Pré-Vox Mix 900

A truly old school mixer actually used to prepare "Lost In Time" DJ mix made from K7 tapes and more generally to keep under hands any vintage gear equipped with DIN connections. I've found that mixer at Cash Converters, a second hand shop and paid only 3,90 euros! The mixer offers 6 DIN inputs : … Continue reading Pré-Vox Mix 900

Philips EL 3782/00

Tape Aesthetics / Lost In Time

"Tape Aesthetics" has become "Lost In Time "! As promised in "Tape Aesthetics" post, the very best way to let you hear my random findings on K7 tapes was to create some sort of a DJ Mix / Radio Show. This very first episode "A Side" is some kind of a test. If people like … Continue reading Tape Aesthetics / Lost In Time

Philips EL 3782/00 Microphone

Philips EL 3782/00 Microphone

Second review on the blog and this time, we're going back in the 60's to discover an amazing product from Philips (Netherlands)... The Philips EL 3782/00 is a "low-homic electrodynamic directional microphone" that was basically used with the Philips Reel To Reel tape recorder/player EL 3549. The microphone is small and it has such an … Continue reading Philips EL 3782/00 Microphone