Recorded Tape Products for the Consumer
The first recorded tape product for the consumer was in the form of 19-cm/sec (7.5-inch/sec) two-track Stereo in reel-to-reel format and was introduced in 1953. The programs were less than one hour, and the costs for longer tapes were in the ränge of twenty to thirty dollars. Such were the prices that could be charged when tape was the only medium for Stereo. When the Stereo LP was introduced in 1957 the original tape format quickly died out.
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