Pre-recorded Cassettes' Last Stand

Video Channel
Please help us to find bad videos. Broken or unappropriated video content?
In the 1990s cassette sales were falling just as their quality was improving. This video takes a look at some of the techniques used (including DIGalog) to make pre-recorded tapes sound better, with the hope of slowing their demise.
07:46 - "July 1992" (not July 2002)
07:55 - "August 1992" (not August 2002)
A cassette Loader In action:
Recording onto tape using pulses sent to the record head:
(CORRECTION: This video was one linked to in a discussion on this subject (which I don't really understand)..but it apparently shows something different - nothing to do with PCM pulses sorry)
US Recorded Music Sales Graph:
Discussion of DIGalog on
The clear tapes with red hubs came from /
(But they've sold out of this colour now)
Duplication machine images from HDT duplicators
HDT are the largest manufacturer of audio cassette tapes in Europe.
My Previous Cassette Video:
This channel can be supported through Patreon
Patrons usually have early access to videos
Special thanks to Jerobeam Fenderson for the end graphic.
All links are Affiliated where possible.
When you click on links to various merchants posted here and make a purchase, this can result in me earning a commission. Affiliate programs and affiliations include, but are not limited to, the eBay Partner Network & Amazon.
I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to AMAZON Sites (including, but not limited to Amazon US/UK/DE/ES/FR/NL/IT/CAN) is not the owner of this text/video/image/photo content, the real source of content is and user declared in this page publication as user, if you have any question about video removal, what was shared by open community, please contact directly or report bad/not working video links directly to video owner on Removed video from will also be removed from here.