To Catch Signal - Leah-Peah - untitled (Cassette)
CQC was a cassette with small mirrors, which enabled the engineer to see the tape path, and detect tape curl and twist when it happened. This type of distortion usually happens when the height of the head is incorrect; hence, this cassette helps to adjust the height. You can also make your own cassette by cutting out various parts from a standard cassette to reveal the pinch roller and head.
Usually one uses a C cassette for this. PL81 was a cassette for calibrating the playback level. It had a Hz signal at 0 dB. If your tape deck has a facility to adjust the output level then you To Catch Signal - Leah-Peah - untitled (Cassette) measure the Line Out level with a VTVM, which should be 0.
PA was a cassette for calibrating the playback equaliser setting. It had a 10 kHz signal at dB. The adjustments were to ensure the output reading was mV to mV. CQA was a special torque meter cassette, which measured the torque produced by the forward spindle. CS was a special blank To Catch Signal - Leah-Peah - untitled (Cassette) for making the record bias adjustment and record level adjustment. The contacts where the tape is read are stuck in the up position like if it was being played or recorded.
It takes some luck to get it to "eject" and even then it only pops out just a To Catch Signal - Leah-Peah - untitled (Cassette) because the contacts To Catch Signal - Leah-Peah - untitled (Cassette) up and prevents the door from opening. I managed to get the door cover off, no damage done there, just easier to see.
Also notice that the door is open, I pushed down on the read assembly and then ejected, but you can understand how time consuming and annoying that would be when theres a tape in there! I'm so frustrated with this, any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks everyone. Nothing special, but it's what I got and I would like to get it fixed. Check out the demo after the break. You can also force them to play full-motion, color video. Via adafruit. Control the turntable with a fast actuator to sharply rotate the cassette player to make its play speed change.
The Mellotron was awesome. I would add a volume pot with a large knob to act as a manual envelope to give the notes shape and expression. Running that through a VCA and envelope would make it perfect. Imagine that in eurorack format as an oscillator! I do hope the To Catch Signal - Leah-Peah - untitled (Cassette) came from an analog synth, otherwise I feel insulted and, frankly, violated being subjected to these sounds.
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