• Brand: Basf / Emtec
  • Type: LH Super
  • Reel: 7" (18cm), 10.5" (26.5cm)
  • Lengths Available: 1800' (550m), 3600' (1100m)
  • Thickness: LP (1.0 mil)
  • Tape Grade / Performance Level: 3-Low Noise / High Output
  • Base Material: Polyester
  • 2020 Advice: Soft Binder Syndrome - (Squealing) - Needs Treatment / Lubricant to Play, Unstable - Transfer ASAP
  • Where Produced: Germany
  • Mfg Years: Late 1970s
  • Sale Condition: Used - At your own risk
  • Description:

    BASF LH Super is a series of Low Noise / High Output (Type 3) reel to reel tapes that were manufactured from 1975 to 1978. This formation was designed to offer a higher performance than the LH Series, and was only available in LP (Long Play). Unfortunately, this is the only BASF formation is known for SBS (Soft Binder Syndrome) causing the tape to squeal.

    • This tape might need to be lubricated in order to play, or it might need to be played on a machine with a specific tape to head contact mechanism (such as one with a pressure pad).
    • We do not recommend that this tape be used for new recordings, as future longevity cannot be predicted.
    • Available Refurbished: No, we do not offer this tape for sale as refurbished due to the squealing problem.

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