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Wanted: A decent tape player/deck (but as cheap as chips!)
« on: February 18, 2015, 01:07:44 PM »
A while back I bought one of those USB cassette recorders via ePrey.  Everything's OK when it comes to recording audio, but backing up my Spectrum tapes is proving to be something that this device just wasn't geared up for. 

Either that or all of these G.A. Bobker cassettes I have (for transferring / copying tapes to microdrive) were recorded on some of the cheapest cassettes available.  Audacity just won't pick up the audio signals as the tape is played.  I've managed to only transfer one tape successfully (Animator 1).

Does anyone have a spare that they can loan me long-term?  I've seen some of the new ones on Amazon and don't fancy shelling out £125 (yep, that's the price!) for a Sony tape player.  Even the cheaper Phillips one is still £40.

Although if Andy has a spare one @ RCM that he could bring to the Bolton ComicCon .. grovel .. plead .. beg .. :)
« Last Edit: February 18, 2015, 02:18:53 PM by muguk »