The cassette tape, as we know it, was originally released in 1968. It was the perfect combination of versatility, high quality & small size. A whole new generation of portable pocket-sized audio & video gadgets had cropped up to take it's place, such as CD players, mp3 players and blue tooth devices. The sales of pre-recorded cassette tapes dropped off significantly in the early 1990s, but surprisingly as of recently, cassette tapes sales have been making a comeback. This is the story of the compact audio cassette tape, it's past, present and remarkable future.
The cassette tape, as we know it, was originally released in 1968. It was the perfect combination of versatility, high quality & small size. A whole new generation of portable pocket-sized audio & video gadgets had cropped up to take it's place, such as CD players, mp3 players and blue tooth devices. The sales of pre-recorded cassette tapes dropped off significantly in the early 1990s, but surprisingly as of recently, cassette tapes sales have been making a comeback. This is the story of the compact audio cassette tape, it's past, present and remarkable future.
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The cassette tape, as we know it, was originally released in 1968. It was the perfect combination of versatility, high quality & small size. A whole new generation of portable pocket-sized audio & video gadgets had cropped up to take it's place, such as CD players, mp3 players and blue tooth devices. The sales of pre-recorded cassette tapes dropped off significantly in the early 1990s, but surprisingly as of recently, cassette tapes sales have been making a comeback. This is the story of the compact audio cassette tape, it's past, present and remarkable future.