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Encyclopedia > Audio tape

Audio storage refers to techniques and formats used to store audio with the goal to reproduce the audio later using audio signal processing to something that resembles the original.

Audio storage techniques:

Analogue recording media:

Digital recording media:

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Magnetic tape - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1341 words)
Magnetic tape is a non-volatile storage medium consisting of a magnetic coating on a thin plastic strip.
In the 1980's compact audio cassettes were used with home computers of the 1980s, and digital audio tape was used for backup in workstations.
Most tape systems attempt to alleviate the intrinsic long latency, either using indexing, where a separate lookup table is maintained which gives the physical tape location for a given data block number, or by marking blocks with a tape mark that can be detected while winding the tape at high speed.
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