Cassette tape (disambiguation)

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Cassette tape most commonly refers to the Compact Cassette, the standard cassette tape format for analogue audio recording and playback.

Cassette tape may also refer to the following cassette-based magnetic tape formats:

Audio[edit]

  • Digital Audio Tape (DAT), a signal recording and playback medium developed by Sony and introduced in 1987
  • Digital Compact Cassette (DCC), a magnetic tape sound recording format introduced by Philips and Matsushita in late 1992 and marketed as the successor to the standard analog Compact Cassette
  • Digital Tape Format, a magnetic tape data storage format developed by Sony

Video[edit]

  • Videocassette, a cartridge containing videotape
    • VHS, the most successful format for consumer-level analogue video recording on tape cassettes
    • Betamax, another common consumer videocassette format

Other uses[edit]

  • Tape drive, a data storage device that reads and writes data on a magnetic tape, many of which are cassette-based

See also[edit]