How to Care for an 8 Track Tape

8-Track Cartridge Tapes are an ingenious audio device for playing stereo music. They were invented & developed by Bill Lear, the inventor of the Lear Jet. They were introduced in September 1965. This article will tell you how to get the most out of your 8-Track Cartridge Tapes. Follow these steps for best results and highest fidelity.

Steps

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    Do not open plastic cartridge.
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    When not in use disengage from player.
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    Protect cartridge from intense sunlight or extreme heat and cold.
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    Use slipcase to store and protect cartridge.
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    Clean and adjust player regularly.

Tips

  • You can transfer your 8-track tapes to other media such as CDs to ensure that you don't lose any music.

Warnings

  • Do not touch the tape inside an 8-track Cartridge. This could cause dropouts and other problems.

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Categories: Audio