Are cassettes really making a comeback?

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  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 27,906
    My little Nak BX-125 served me well. Still have it, but needs belts and a good dusting and cleaning.
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    There's a BX-125 in silver down in the basement. It works properly but it's a pretty bare-bones machine. I kept it because I found it (at the ol' Harvard town dump) in its original packaging, which is nice.

    A somewhat shabbier BX-100 passed through, too (same provenance -- of course :) ). I have a photo handy of the BX-100, so I'll share it here.

    14409014405_e1f8007580_b.jpgNakBX100running by Mark Hardy, on Flickr


    16527696880_9a55b73dc6_b.jpgcassettedeck2 by Mark Hardy, on Flickr

    This was a pretty nice, late(r) Nakamichi 2-head deck. Same provenance as above -- this one I gave to one of the local hifi gurus who had a good use for it (as opposed to havin' it sit on a shelf here). He had a bunch of cassette tapes from his early 1980s "New Wave" band that he wanted to retrieve -- for a reunion with his old bandmates :)

    (I think there was a three-head variant of this deck, as well)



  • westmassguy
    westmassguy Posts: 6,746
    The 125 was pretty bare bones, but did everything I needed it to do. I used the TDK SAs, and had great results.
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  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 27,906
    edited February 2018
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    found a (bad) photo of the aforementioned other cheap Nak here. It's not a BX-125, is it? :p I can't read the model number -- I'll have to drag my r-ump downstairs & look to see what it is :p

    EDIT: it's a BX-1. As bare-bones as a Nakamichi ever got.

  • aprazer402
    aprazer402 Posts: 2,408
    smglbrth wrote: »
    Coming back? I don't think so in all reality so far as mainstream is concerned. Nostalgia comes into play here. My first real nice deck, and last, was an Onkyo Integra TA-2600. A very good machine especially with metal tapes. Many times I thought I should have kept it, just because...

    Here's my Onkyo TA-2600, gets used a couple of times a year, I've been happy with it over the years. I also like my TEAC V-909RX (w/dbx), JVC KD-V6, and Sony TC-RX606ES (w/Dolby S) decks.
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  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 27,906
    Onkyo made (or at least sold, i.e., they may have been made by others) a slew of nice-quality decks.

    Probably worth noting that, especially in the early days of hifi cassette decks, a lot of companies' decks were Nakamichi OEM -- a lot of those were Nakamichi 500s :) That's not a bad thing.

  • verb
    verb Posts: 9,912
    edited February 2018
    Wow - Cassette decks in recent production, since discontinued but readily available.
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    https://www.lifewire.com/sony-tc-ke500s-audio-cassette-deck-1846226
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    Garage #2: Cambridge Audio EVO150 Integrated Amplifier, Polk L200's, Analysis Plus Silver Oval 2 Speaker Cables, IC's TBD.
  • verb
    verb Posts: 9,912
    Another one. Still in production. Has USB capability.
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    Spare Room: Dayens Ampino Integrated Amp, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), Analysis Plus Oval 9's, Zu Jumpers, AudioEngine B1 Streamer, Klipsch RB-61 v2, SVS PB1000 sub, Blue Jeans RCA IC's, Shunyata Hydra 8 Power Conditioner
    Living Room: Peachtree Nova Integrated, Cambridge CXN v2 Streamer, Rotel RCD-1072 CD player, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi sub
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  • gudnoyez
    gudnoyez Posts: 7,682
    edited February 2018
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    Just like Vinyl, I have never abandoned cassettes have a ton of em, plus still have 3 decks in working condition.
    Home Theater
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    2 Channel
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  • verb
    verb Posts: 9,912
    Way cool. I've been validated! Seen your pic of the deck on another thread!
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    Spare Room: Dayens Ampino Integrated Amp, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), Analysis Plus Oval 9's, Zu Jumpers, AudioEngine B1 Streamer, Klipsch RB-61 v2, SVS PB1000 sub, Blue Jeans RCA IC's, Shunyata Hydra 8 Power Conditioner
    Living Room: Peachtree Nova Integrated, Cambridge CXN v2 Streamer, Rotel RCD-1072 CD player, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi sub
    Garage #1: Cambridge Audio 640A Integrated Amp, Project Box-E BT Streamer, Polk Tsi200 Bookies, Douglas Speaker Cables, Shunyata Power Conditioner
    Garage #2: Cambridge Audio EVO150 Integrated Amplifier, Polk L200's, Analysis Plus Silver Oval 2 Speaker Cables, IC's TBD.
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    All in good humor. I still have a three cassette decks (and a bunch of cassettes), but prices for some of these decks seem to have gone through the roof. Here's my list.
    • Nakamichi DR-1
    • Sony TC-K890ES
    • JVC TD-V711
    Beautiful pieces of machinery from a time gone by. More nostalgia for me than anything else.

    Speakers
    Energy RC-70 Mains, Energy RC-LRC Center, Energy RC-R (x4) Rear Channels, Energy RC-R (x2) Front Effects
    Polk 5jr+
    Polk SDA 2B
    Polk SDS 3.1TL

    Equipment
    Panamax 5510 Re-generator Power Conditioner
    Yamaha RX-V3800 Receiver
    Digital Sources: Sony CDP-X339ES CD Player, HHB CDR830 BurnIt Professional CD Recorder, Sony PS3, Oppo DV-983H DVD Player
    Analog Sources: Sony TC-K890ES Cassette, Nakamichi DR-1 Cassette, Technics SL-7 Turntable
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 27,906
    Even Philips had a sense of humo(u)r about their creation, in honor of its 50th anniversary a few years back:

    14667522568_0a5ecf8a37_b.jpgcasettebirthday_v2-lrg by Mark Hardy, on Flickr
  • Viking64
    Viking64 Posts: 5,576
    C-60??? Good luck fitting 2 whole albums on that!!!
  • verb
    verb Posts: 9,912
    This guy is too cheap to resist. Pioneer CT-W550R with Dolby B/C and HXPro. 15 bucks! OBO haha! :smile:
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    https://detroit.craigslist.org/mcb/ele/d/pioneer-stereo-equipment/6716664765.html
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    Office: PC, EAR Acute CD Player, EAR 834L Pre, Northstar Designs Intenso DAC, Antique Sound Labs AV8 Monoblocks, Denon UDR-F10 Cassette, Acoustic Technologies Classic FR Speakers, SVS SB12 Plus sub, MIT AVt2 speaker cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable, Groneberg Quatro Reference IC's
    Spare Room: Dayens Ampino Integrated Amp, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), Analysis Plus Oval 9's, Zu Jumpers, AudioEngine B1 Streamer, Klipsch RB-61 v2, SVS PB1000 sub, Blue Jeans RCA IC's, Shunyata Hydra 8 Power Conditioner
    Living Room: Peachtree Nova Integrated, Cambridge CXN v2 Streamer, Rotel RCD-1072 CD player, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi sub
    Garage #1: Cambridge Audio 640A Integrated Amp, Project Box-E BT Streamer, Polk Tsi200 Bookies, Douglas Speaker Cables, Shunyata Power Conditioner
    Garage #2: Cambridge Audio EVO150 Integrated Amplifier, Polk L200's, Analysis Plus Silver Oval 2 Speaker Cables, IC's TBD.
  • joecoulson
    joecoulson Posts: 4,944
    That’s killer.
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 27,906
    verb wrote: »
    This guy is too cheap to resist. Pioneer CT-W550R with Dolby B/C and HXPro. 15 bucks! OBO haha! :smile:
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    https://detroit.craigslist.org/mcb/ele/d/pioneer-stereo-equipment/6716664765.html

    I have a (slightly newer, I think) Radio Shack "Optimus" branded morph of a similar Pioneer dual well, dual auto-reverse deck (dump find). It is well behaved, dependable and makes a good enough cassette tape. When I actually use cassettes (usually to tape something off the radio -- how's that for retro?), this is the deck I use for it.

    25909398532_213d21b297_h.jpgOptimus Pioneer cassette deck by Mark Hardy, on Flickr
  • verb
    verb Posts: 9,912
    Professor Hardy endorsement! I’m on it! :smile:
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS 1.2tl's, Cary SLP-05 Pre with ultimate upgrade,McIntosh MCD301 CD/SACD player, Northstar Designs Excelsio DAC, Cambridge 851N streamer, McIntosh MC300 Amp, Silnote Morpheus Ref2, Series2 Digital Cables, Silnote Morpheus Ref2 Series2 XLR's, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Pangea Power Cables, MIT Shotgun S3 IC's, MIT Shotgun S1 Bi-Wire speaker cables
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    Spare Room: Dayens Ampino Integrated Amp, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), Analysis Plus Oval 9's, Zu Jumpers, AudioEngine B1 Streamer, Klipsch RB-61 v2, SVS PB1000 sub, Blue Jeans RCA IC's, Shunyata Hydra 8 Power Conditioner
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  • joecoulson
    joecoulson Posts: 4,944
    I would like to find a Sony ES cassette deck that wasn’t $200+ like most seem to be going for.
  • afterburnt
    afterburnt Posts: 7,897
    What is the shelf life for blank cassettes?
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 27,906
    afterburnt wrote: »
    What is the shelf life for blank cassettes?

    For good brands, at least (TDK, Maxell, e.g.) -- indefinite (decades).

    Some back-coated reel to reel tapes have suffered over the decades (the so-called "sticky shed syndrome") and early reel tapes made with acetate medium (which turns brittle with the release of acetic acid over time) haven't aged well... but most cassette tape formulations have been immune to such bugaboos (at least IMO and IME).
  • afterburnt
    afterburnt Posts: 7,897
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    afterburnt wrote: »
    What is the shelf life for blank cassettes?

    For good brands, at least (TDK, Maxell, e.g.) -- indefinite (decades).

    Some back-coated reel to reel tapes have suffered over the decades (the so-called "sticky shed syndrome") and early reel tapes made with acetate medium (which turns brittle with the release of acetic acid over time) haven't aged well... but most cassette tape formulations have been immune to such bugaboos (at least IMO and IME).

    I don't rember the brand but I have a sealed package of them if anyone wants them.
  • verb
    verb Posts: 9,912
    Wow - Nice karma burnt! I'll take em, if you'll forgive me about the snide comments about your naturally colored red toenails! :smile:
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  • afterburnt
    afterburnt Posts: 7,897
    verb wrote: »
    Wow - Nice karma burnt! I'll take em, if you'll forgive me about the snide comments about your naturally colored red toenails! :smile:

    I will never forgive you but you can have em anyway. PM your addy
  • afterburnt wrote: »
    verb wrote: »
    Wow - Nice karma burnt! I'll take em, if you'll forgive me about the snide comments about your naturally colored red toenails! :smile:

    I will never forgive you but you can have em anyway. PM your addy

    Nice gesture, I see that you're getting ahead of your New Year's resolutions.
  • verb
    verb Posts: 9,912
    verb wrote: »
    This guy is too cheap to resist. Pioneer CT-W550R with Dolby B/C and HXPro. 15 bucks! OBO haha! :smile:
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    https://detroit.craigslist.org/mcb/ele/d/pioneer-stereo-equipment/6716664765.html

    So this baby is mine! He drove a hard bargain, but stood firm on 15 bucks :smile: I pick it up on Saturday! Woohoo! :smile:
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    Office: PC, EAR Acute CD Player, EAR 834L Pre, Northstar Designs Intenso DAC, Antique Sound Labs AV8 Monoblocks, Denon UDR-F10 Cassette, Acoustic Technologies Classic FR Speakers, SVS SB12 Plus sub, MIT AVt2 speaker cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable, Groneberg Quatro Reference IC's
    Spare Room: Dayens Ampino Integrated Amp, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), Analysis Plus Oval 9's, Zu Jumpers, AudioEngine B1 Streamer, Klipsch RB-61 v2, SVS PB1000 sub, Blue Jeans RCA IC's, Shunyata Hydra 8 Power Conditioner
    Living Room: Peachtree Nova Integrated, Cambridge CXN v2 Streamer, Rotel RCD-1072 CD player, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi sub
    Garage #1: Cambridge Audio 640A Integrated Amp, Project Box-E BT Streamer, Polk Tsi200 Bookies, Douglas Speaker Cables, Shunyata Power Conditioner
    Garage #2: Cambridge Audio EVO150 Integrated Amplifier, Polk L200's, Analysis Plus Silver Oval 2 Speaker Cables, IC's TBD.
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 27,906
    Hope it works!
    If so, well worth 15 smackers.
    Don't forget to clean & demagnetize the heads (indeed, the whole tape path) before passing sonic judgment. :)
  • afterburnt
    afterburnt Posts: 7,897
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    This is them 8 of em
  • verb
    verb Posts: 9,912
    afterburnt wrote: »
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    This is them 8 of em

    Jackpot! Thanks so much! :smile:
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    Office: PC, EAR Acute CD Player, EAR 834L Pre, Northstar Designs Intenso DAC, Antique Sound Labs AV8 Monoblocks, Denon UDR-F10 Cassette, Acoustic Technologies Classic FR Speakers, SVS SB12 Plus sub, MIT AVt2 speaker cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable, Groneberg Quatro Reference IC's
    Spare Room: Dayens Ampino Integrated Amp, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), Analysis Plus Oval 9's, Zu Jumpers, AudioEngine B1 Streamer, Klipsch RB-61 v2, SVS PB1000 sub, Blue Jeans RCA IC's, Shunyata Hydra 8 Power Conditioner
    Living Room: Peachtree Nova Integrated, Cambridge CXN v2 Streamer, Rotel RCD-1072 CD player, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi sub
    Garage #1: Cambridge Audio 640A Integrated Amp, Project Box-E BT Streamer, Polk Tsi200 Bookies, Douglas Speaker Cables, Shunyata Power Conditioner
    Garage #2: Cambridge Audio EVO150 Integrated Amplifier, Polk L200's, Analysis Plus Silver Oval 2 Speaker Cables, IC's TBD.
  • afterburnt
    afterburnt Posts: 7,897
    I found them when I was looking for something that I needed. Didn't find it now I don't remember what I was looking for.

    Anyway make me a nice Barry Manilow mix tape and I may forgive you
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 27,906
    Nice! The TDK Ds are good standard bias tapes.