The Lifespan of Reel to Reel Tapes

Reel to reel

Reel to reel tapes – tape longevity. Affectionately known as R2R tapes, were once the epitome of audio engineering. Introduced in the 1940s, they quickly became a fixture in the audio recording industry, vying with vinyl records for several decades. However, by the 1980s, R2R tapes fell out of favour, replaced by cassette tapes and […]