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Product idea/Reel to reel
Old 15th March 2019
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Product idea/Reel to reel

I just wrote Fostex told them they should make a 24 track reel to reel(2 inch) recorder. It just be easier and cheaper to make now than it was back in the 80s or before.

Strange no one makes them now.

I think alot of people would buy it! I would..Sell it for cheap. 1500 dollars.

What do you guys think?
Old 15th March 2019
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I think it would be almost impossible to make one even for $10k.
Old 15th March 2019
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No matter how good of a machine you make, the cost of tape is prohibative.

However, A machine designed as an effects unit for both tape sound and delay sound in 2" format may sell. Especialy if you can use it both in 2 track and 24 track format. If you are looping tape, the tape costs are not that bad. 2" 2 track at 15 ips, oh man that would sound awsome.

You may even build in a summer/mixer into the unit.
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