AES E-Library

AES E-Library

Signal Processing of the Compact-Cassette Digital Recorder

Document Thumbnail

The signal-processing techniques for compact-cassette digital recording are of interest to those concerned with consumer audio equipment. A cassette digital tape recorder using a metal-evaporated tape has been developed together with a high-density ferrite head having 12 tracks of 120-µm track width and 0.3 µm gap length per channel. Specially designed digital signal-processing circuits include circuits for signal generation, modulation, error correction, and signal control. The digital modulation scheme called FEM-4 is a new and key item of the design. The practical design and system concepts are outlined.

JAES Volume 32 Issue 9 pp. 647-658; September 1984
Publication Date:

Click to purchase paper as a non-member or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!

This paper costs $33 for non-members and is free for AES members and E-Library subscribers.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this paper!

AES - Audio Engineering Society