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How long in feet is an hour's worth of cassette tape?

Question #36648. Asked by gmackematix.
Last updated Apr 27 2023.

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Response last updated by gtho4 on Apr 27 2023.
Jul 26 2003, 4:06 AM
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Answer has 7 votes.

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A cassette tape runs at 1.875 inches per second.
(Half the speed of the slowest (usually) speed that the old reel to reels ran at)
My Akai does 7.5 ips and 3.75 ips.

3,600 seconds in an hour make it 6,750 inches.
This equates to 562 feet 6 inches !!!!

Jul 26 2003, 6:34 AM
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