A New Method of Controlling the Holdback Tape Tension in Tape Recorders
The maintenance of constant tape tension during playback and record operations of three-motor professional tape decks is a well known problem. The paper describes a new and unique solution featuring a forward regulating servo loop which utilizes a method directly measuring the existing tape tension without contacting the tape.
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