Microcassette

We can record your microcassette to a digital .wav or .aiff file for playback on a modern PC or Mac, or mobile device. These file formats can then be converted to mp3 or flac. First introduced in 1969, the microcassette is the most successful format for dictation recording in history. Many historical recordings may currently live only on microcassette, and we can help to preserve them.

microcassetteMicrocassette was very popular for recording meetings, legal proceedings, dictated field notes, and interviews since it could record up to 60 minutes per side, were smaller than cassettes, but offered choices of speeds unlike the compact cassette. Microcassette recorders, also sometimes called dictaphones, are often hand-held and sometimes still in use today since they record to the physical medium of tape compared to the modern mobile phone. Contact us now for a quote and directions on sending us your tapes.


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Why Choose Deep Signal Studios?

  • File conversion work and tape transfers can be tedious and frustrating. Your time as an artist is better spent working on your music and mixes on a platform you know.
  • All work is completed by certified engineers with over 20 years experience with DAWs, MIDI sequencers, notation software, synthesizers, samplers, and tape machines. We have comprehensive knowledge about everything that has come and gone, as well as all current and emerging platforms.
  • Services are performed by native English speakers in the recording capital of the world, Los Angeles, CA.
  • We stand behind our work and offer a no recovery, no fee guarantee. We do not accept any payment until you are 100% satisfied.
  • Your files are secure. All work is performed in-house and in strict confidentiality. Client files are archived for 30-days upon completion of the project, and promptly destroyed thereafter.