8-Track Tape Day 2018 is on Saturday, September 15, 2018: Track Tape Day - Why does Voyager spacecraft's 8-track tape player last longer than the ones I used to have in my
Saturday, September 15, 2018 is 8-Track Tape Day 2018. Happy 8 Track Tape Day National 8 Track Tape Day is
First, your tape player doesn't cost $1.7M. ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.../19850004597_1985004597.pdf page 16.
"The tape recorder aboard each Voyager has been designed to record and playback a great deal of scientific data. The tape head should not begin to wear out until the tape has been moved back and forth through a distance comparable to that across the United States. Imagine playing a two-hour video cassette on your home VCR once a day for the next 33 years, without a failure."
Second, the inside of the Voyager has a heater that is run by the power supply, kept it warm enough to prevent damage. "The electronics and heaters aboard each nearly one-ton Voyager spacecraft can operate on only 400 watts of power"
do you still have any 8 track tapes put away somewhere?
LMAO Now, I am going to partially tell my age LMAO...sure enough do..and have the 8 track player as well ...uses match pack to keep the tape playing LMAO have a great day!
CD's vs. 8 Track Tapes . which do you prefer and why?
8 track tapes were an abomination. I probably still have a few in the attic somewhere gathering dust from the old days. They were just the worst.