• Brand: Audio Magnetics
  • Type: TRAX
  • Reel: 5" (13cm), 7" (18cm)
  • Lengths Available: 600' (180m), 900' (275m), 1200' (360m), 1800' (550m), 2400' (720m)
  • Thickness: SP (1.5 mil), LP (1.0 mil), DP (0.5 -0.75 mil)
  • Tape Grade / Performance Level: 2-Low Noise
  • Base Material: Polyester
  • 2024 Advice:
  • Where Produced: USA
  • Mfg Years: Early 1970s, Late 1970s
  • Sale Condition: Refurbished - 90 day warranty
  • Description:

    Audio Magnetics was a popular American brand of low cost reel to reel tapes. They produced many derivatives of standard oxide tapes, and specialized in private label tapes for many customers.  The TRAX tape was produced throughout 1970s.  Notes:

    • The “TRAX” Series comprises of a line of Low Noise (Type 2) tapes with a shiny brown oxide coating. This is a formula that has withstood the test of time. 
    • The quality of the tape was very high for its time, with lower than average oxide shed. 
    • It was available in SP, LP, and DP lengths. 
    • We have discovered that any Audio Magnetics tapes form this era have help up well, without sticky shed, squealing, or sudden binder failure.
    • Available Refurbished: Yes, you can buy refurbished reels of TRAX in our store and they are highly recommended.

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