Landscape HCTT "K7 tapes"
Are you still using K7 tapes ?
K7 tapes are having a big come back recently. There is even some US labels who decided to release music exclusively on K7 tapes…
Nostalgia of the eighties ? New possibilities in combination with new technologies ?
Well, there is actually creative uses of the good old K7 tapes and old or new, if a tool is good, it’s just good !
HCTT – Human Controlled Tape Transport
“The HC-TT is a compact cassette manipulation device which allows you to play a cassette with your hands similarly to how you scratch a vinyl record. Sound will only be produced while your hand is turning the single black knob. By turning this knob you are rotating the cassette spindle moving the tape across the internal tape head. The knob plays a regular cassette in the forward direction and a homemade cassette loop in either direction. The blue switch is a momentary mute for both stereo channels. There is no motor in this device. It does not record, only outputs pre-recorded audio from a cassette. Please see below for additional details.”
Etched aluminum enclosure (4.7″ x 3.7″ x1.5″)
Large “playback” knob (directly moves a regular cassette in the forward direction and a homemade cassette loop in either direction)
Cassette tape opening along front edge (lift playback knob, slide in tape, reseat knob shaft into cassette spindle)
Blue momentary mute switch with spring return
Stereo L/R volume knobs
1/4″ outputs (Stereo L/R)
1/8″ outputs (Stereo L/R)
9v battery powered with on/off switch
Shipped with one randomly selected old cassette tape
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