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Cassette may refer to:

In technology:

  • A housing for magnetic tape, such as:
    • Compact Cassette, a worldwide standard for analog audio recording and playback, also known as musicassette, audio cassette, cassette tape, or tape
    • Digital Audio Tape (or DAT), a digital audio cassette tape format, mainly used by professionals
    • Digital Compact Cassette (or DCC), a short-lived digital audio cassette format aimed at domestic users
    • Videocassette, a cassette containing videotape, for use in VCRs
    • Data cassette, magnetic tape in plastic housing

In entertainment:


  • Gene cassette, certain vectors that are normally used to confer a selectable marker on an organism
  • Cassette cogset, a set of multiple sprockets on a bicycle

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