Variant Details





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Product Name 543 micro dictating cassette Microcassette / micro cassette Variant ID V0000665
Name of Holotype Microcassette / micro cassette Holotype ID H000106
Product Code/Number MC-30
Manufacturer Imation - 3M
Genre(s) Sound Data
Carrier Type tape cassette
Process Type magnetic
Medium Type
Standards
Market Professional
Height 33 mm
Width 50 mm
Diameter
Depth 8 mm
Running Length
Marketed Capacity 30 minutes per side (MC60)
15 minutes per side (C15)
45 minutes per side (C90)
30 minutes per side (C15)
90 minutes per side (C45)
Materials plastic casing with various oxide coatings upon various tape substrates
Distinguishing Features mostly double sided use with sides designated A or B
Status
Collection of: National Library of Australia
Created by Douglas Elford-NLA
Assessment Summary Digital Preservation assistance required for creation of Normalised format(s) and transfer from existing media to the managed digital storage system. (moderate effort)
Remarks
Production Started
Production Stopped
Application Binder
Binder Stability
Dye/Emulsion/Oxide
Base material
Back Treated

Back Treated: (μm) or (μ")

Base Thickness: (µm) or (µ")

Dye/Emulsion/Oxide Thickness: (μm) or (μ")

Total Thickness: (µm) or (µ")

Coercity: (Oe) or (kA/m)

Retentivity: (Gauss) or (mT)

Remanence: (nWb/m) or (SatFlux)
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Required Devices
Required Interface
Required Operating System
Required Applications
Formated Capacity 15, 30, 60, & 90 mins.
Required Drivers
Formating Type
Required Accessories
Required Form Factor
Compression/Codec
Requirement Specifications It uses the same width of magnetic tape as the Compact Cassette but in a much smaller container. By using thinner tape and half or a quarter the tape speed, microcassettes can offer comparable recording time to the compact cassette.
Transfer Rate
Recording Format
Number Of Cylinders
Process/Technique
ISO
Colour Space
Resolution
Process
Block Error Rate
Push Pull Signal
Crosstalk
Reflectivity
Sensitivity
Lightfastness
Read Stability
Life: Manufacturer 100
Life: Community 50
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Substrate Stability
Image Stability
Re-Formatting Issues
Web Ref: Re-Formatting
Web Ref: Conservation
Web Ref: Environment
Date Created 06/01/2010
Last Modified by Douglas Elford-NLA
Date Modified 04/08/2011
 
   

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