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A modified Dolby B. How to improve the performance of an Advent model 101 Dolby circuit.
AUDIO AMATEUR 4/1973 [Aug 1974] (v.4#4) pg. 4
Added Info AUDIO AMATEUR 2/1974 [Dec 1974] (v.5#2) pg. 27
Added Info AUDIO AMATEUR 4/1974 [Apr 1975] (v.5#4) pg. 40

Tip on reducing the speed drift on a Harman-Kardon HK-1000 cassette deck.
AUDIO AMATEUR 1/1979 [Feb 1979] (v.10#1) pg. 38

Getting the most out of a Kenwood KX-1030 cassette deck. Additional information on operating, adjusting bias, calibrating, etc.
AUDIO AMATEUR 2/1979 [Apr 1979] (v.10#2) pg. 34

Troubleshooting intermittent output problem on Technics RSM14 cassette decks.
AUDIO AMATEUR 3/1984 [Jul 1984] (v.15#3) pg. 43

Troubleshooting the microprocessor-controlled Dual C822 cassette deck.
AUDIO AMATEUR 4/1984 [Sep 1984] (v.15#4) pg. 51

A tape calibration oscillator. Adjust the bias and record level of a three-head (or two-head) cassette recorder using this dual frequency calibration oscillator (a conventional Wein bridge oscillator using a dual op amp integrated circuit).
AUDIO AMATEUR 2/1989 [Apr 1989] (v.20#2) pg. 23

Using filtering to overcome mistracking of a Dolby processor when a "noisy" CD player with 1-bit DAC technology is being recorded on a cassette deck.
AUDIO AMATEUR 3/1995 [Aug 1995] (v.26#3) pg. 37

Taking care of a cassette recorder.
ELECTRONICS ILLUSTRATED Sep 1970 (v.13#5) pg. 58

Dolby noise reduction systems work well when correctly adjusted. How to get the most from low-cost cassette recorders having factory-set dolby calibration.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Jul-Aug 1986 (v.3#4) pg. 64

Stereo compressor for making a cassette copy of a compact disk. Use this device to restrict the dynamic range of compact disks and make cassette recordings that are suitable for use in an automobile or a "Walkman" unit. Basically, it makes the soft passages louder and the loud passages softer.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Jan 1987 (v.4#1) pg. 69

Build the audio coupler. Add an audio input to any cassette deck without altering the deck in any way. Adapt an audio cassette to accept input from an external source (scanner, handi-talkie, etc.) and amplify the output through the cassette player.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Jan 1989 (v.6#1) pg. 65

A cassette recorder analog data logger. How to use inexpensive cassette recorders to store analog data on tape and then reconstruct the data.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1984 (v.1#3) pg. 72

Cassette recorder controller. Lets you record theatrical sound effects and control pulses on an ordinary stereo cassette tape for on-cue playback and automatic stop at the end of the effect.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1990 (v.7#12) pg. 32

Voice-activated switch to trigger the "remote" jack on a tape recorder. Est. cost: $30 (kit).

How to select a cassette recorder.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1972 (v.2#1) pg. 12

Circuit for adding more micrphones to an inexpensive cassette recorder.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Apr 1973 (v.3#4) pg. 100

Versatile tape recorder control. This accessory unit adds audio compression, squelch-activated start and earphone amplifier to an existing cassette recorder.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Oct 1973 (v.4#4) pg. 44

Sound-activated switch is used to start and stop a cassette recorder automatically for recording intermittent sounds.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1989 (v.6#5) pg. 87

Accessory audio-mixer circuit for a cassette recorder. Ideal for making a tape for slide shows complete with sound effects, announcements and background music.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1989 (v.6#7) pg. 23

Build the auto scan which is connected between a scanner and a cassette recorder. When an audio signal is detected, the recorder is activated.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Aug 1989 (v.6#8) pg. 59

Timer circuit to shut off a tape player after a preset interval. Useful to save batteries.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Nov 1989 (v.6#11) pg. 28

Build a voice-activated tape recorder switch that controls the "remote" jack on a tape recorder. Est. cost: $13 (kit).
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jan 1996 (v.13#1) pg. 35

Modify a cartridge tape player to automatically shut itself off after it plays the last tune.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1967 (v.128#4) pg. 193

Troubleshooting and repairing inexpensive battery-powered cassette recorders.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1972 (v.137#2) pg. 110

Tips on identifying the best inexpensive cassette recorder.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1976 (v.78#1) pg. 68

How to troubleshoot and repair portable cassette recorders.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1982 (v.53#9) pg. 66

How to modify the tape speed on audio cassete players.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1983 (v.54#5) pg. 86

How to adapt the "mike" input on a small, portable cassette recorder to accept signal input from another source.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Dec 1989 (v.60#12) pg. 12

Troubleshooting the right- and left-channel recording-level meters and circuits on a stereo cassette deck.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jan 1990 (v.61#1) pg. 71

Frequency-to-voltage converter is used to test and calibrate the motor speed on cassette recorders.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jan 1991 (v.62#1) pg. 9
Correction RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jul 1991 (v.62#7) pg. 8

Tips on changing the recording speed of a cassette recorder to make it into a super long-play device.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Mar 1991 (v.62#3) pg. 12

Tips on modifying a cassette tape recorder to run at half speed.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Oct 1991 (v.62#10) pg. 8
Added Info RADIO-ELECTRONICS Apr 1992 (v.63#4) pg. 16

Six steps to better cassette recording. Includes tips on selecting tape, cleaning and adjusting machine, and taking care of tapes.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Summer 1978 pg. 61

Seven steps to tape cassette player repair.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Winter 1979 pg. 81

Electronic "beeper box" eliminates stray noises when shortwave signals are being recorded on tape cassettes. It also allows putting distinctive marker sounds on the tape. Later analysis of such tapes allows the precise times of astronomical events to be determined.
SKY & TELESCOPE Mar 1986 (v.71#3) pg. 307