Copying Old Cassette Tapes. How Can I Preserve Them?

Answer Actually, CDs are not a great start. CD quality will degrade within 10-20 years. I have music CDs that will hardly play anymore. They are from 6 years ago with few scratches. Also, if you make your... Read More »

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Is copying cassette tapes legal?

It's generally legal to make a single cassette copy of copyrighted material that you already own, as long as the copy is for personal use and is not used commercially. The Recording Industry Assoc... Read More »

When did they stop making cassette tapes and cassette players?

You are asking too many questions in one.I will say this much:Prerecorded cassettes died a long, slow death after CDs were introduced (in 1982 - 1983), mainly because CDs are so much better.Blank c... Read More »

How to Put Cassette Tapes Onto CDs?

Many of us have old cassette tapes that still hold our favorite songs on them, but everyone knows a cassette tape will wear out and stop working over time. To ensure you don't lose your favorite tu... Read More »

Can cassette tapes be recycled in the UK?

There are different companies in the United Kingdom that accept cassette tapes for recycling purposes. For example, The Recycling People in Herefordshire accepts such media products as CDs, DVDs, V... Read More »