• Brand: Memorex
  • Type: Quantum
  • 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
  • 2024 Advice: Good for Daily Use
  • Where Produced: USA
  • Mfg Years: Early 1970s, 1980s
  • Sale Condition: Refurbished - 90 day warranty
  • Description:

    Memorex was a popular US tape manufacturer in the 1970s, promoting their line of low noise, high output reel to reel tapes (type 3) at the same price level as their competitor’s low noise (type 2) formulations. When they were popular, their tapes were shipped in a black clam-shell box. At the time, their tapes were considered to be high quality. The Quantum was a tape introduced in 1980 and sold only for one year, and was supposedly their very best formulation. Testing shows that the tape was an improvement over their standard High Output tapes, but not to the level the type 4 (+3) tapes from other manufacturers at the time.


    • These are formulas that have withstood the test of time, without sticky shed or excess oxide shedding.
    • The tape was made with a unique two window reel.
    • Available in LP Thickness only, and quantity is limited – for collectors and enthusiasts!
    • Available Refurbished: Yes, you can buy refurbished reels of Memorex Quantum in our store.


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