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8 Track Cartridge Test Tape

8TT-1

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The Most Accurate 8 Track Cartridge Alignment Tape Available.

The 8TT–1 8 track cartridge reproduce test tape contains all the signals necessary to verify essential tape parameters such as Head Azimuth, Recording Level and Frequency Response to ensure that your machine is performing at its best and within factory specifications.

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$89.95

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The Most Accurate 8 Track Cartridge Alignment Tape Available.

The 8TT–1 8 track cartridge reproduce test tape is a full track original master recording on specially prepared back lubricated tape loaded into reconditioned new cartridges with new pressure pads.

Being a full track recording, this cartridge is compatible with 2ch stereo as well as 4ch quadraphonic decks and will allow for the complete adjustment of azimuth, reproduce level and high frequency equalization as well as verifying frequency response characteristics.

Features:

  • All signals recorded with equalization and levels in accordance with NAB standards.
  • Full track recording for use with mono, stereo (2 track & 4 track) and quad tape machines.
  • All signals on this tape are original master recordings made in real time directly from calibrated sources.
  • A graph of the frequency response of each tape is included.
  • Our exclusive ToggleTone test signal for easy high frequency adjustment.
  • Detailed printed instructions are included.

This tape uses the same high accuracy process as our open reel tapes that insures consistency and conformity to NAB standards. Each tape is serial numbered and comes with a detailed QC report. Includes our exclusive Toggle Tone test signal for easy high frequency adjustment and printed instructions.

The cartridge contains these signals:

500hz @-10db
12.5khz Azimuth 500hz/7.5khz ToggleTone (our exclusive tone for high freq adjustments)

(these tone are at -10db)
7.5khz
5khz
2.5khz
1khz
500hz
250hz
100hz
50hz

500hz @0db (185 nWb/m)

Tolerances:
Level: +/- 0.25db
Frequency: +/- 1db (0.25db at medium frequencies)
Azimuth Angle: +/- 2 min to 90deg

Reference Fluxcivity:
185 nWb per meter

Equalization:
3180/90 uSec (NAB Standard)

Tape speed:
3.75 in./s