What does it mean to have a 7" machine ready reel (Please see link)?

Answer "Machine ready reels" means the parts are mounted on a tape and a reel for an automated surface mounting machine. The parts do not have leads/wires since they are designed for surface mount. There ... Read More »

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How to Find Sony Reel-to-Reel Tape Decks?

For true audiophiles, no digital recording can come close to recordings made with old-fashioned reel-to-reel tape decks. Vintage Sony reel-to-reel tape decks, originally produced both for the amate... Read More »

How to Install D-Link Airplus G in an E Machine Home Basic Computer?

The D-Link Airplus G is a network router that accepts both wired and wireless connections. Installing your eMachines computer running Windows Vista Home Basic to this router is a plug-and-play oper... Read More »

How to Connect a Reel to Reel to a Computer?

A reel-to-reel tape deck with audio output jacks can be connected to a computer for transferring delicate, old audio tapes to a digital format for storing on the computer's hard drive. The setup re... Read More »

Reel to Reel Tape Archiving?

Reel-to-reel tape recording was predominately used between 1948 and the 1980s and many recordings of music and news broadcasts are still stored on audio tape. Archiving these tapes provides histori... Read More »