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reel-to-reel tape

noun
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80
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  • He took a reel-to-reel tape recorder with him to record folk songs and stories of the people in this remote area.
  • reel-to-reel tape decks required that someone be on hand to thread up, start, and rewind each tape.
  • reel-to-reel tape boxes should be labeled and a length of identifying leader attached to each tape if possible.
  • Ideally, store them on cores in archival film cans and copy them onto new stocks of reel-to-reel tape.
  • Finally, videotape does not meet the same standard for long-term archival preservation as reel-to-reel tape.

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