• Brand: Scotch-3m
  • Type: 215, 220 Superlife
  • Reel: 5" (13cm), 7" (18cm), 10.5" (26.5cm)
  • Lengths Available: 900' (275m), 1200' (360m), 1800' (550m), 2400' (720m)
  • Thickness: LP (1.0 mil), DP (0.5 -0.75 mil)
  • Tape Grade / Performance Level: 1-Standard
  • Base Material: Polyester
  • 2024 Advice: Good for Daily Use, Good for all speeds
  • Where Produced: Italy
  • Mfg Years: Early 1960s - Early 1970s
  • Sale Condition: Refurbished - 90 day warranty
  • Description:

    The Scotch 215 “Superlife” tape was an excellent tape exclusively produced by Scotch from their Italian plant, where they also produced the related 203 (and the rare Double Play 204 which was never made in the USA). This was meant to be a replacement for the 150, and as a result, are classified as type 1 (standard). They have a higher noise floor than the 203, but better performance than the 111/150. They also have the same bias setting of the 203.  The 215 is the LP (long play) version and the 220 is the DP (double play) version Notes:

    • These are formulas that have withstood the test of time, without sticky shed or excess oxide shedding.
    • Similar to Scotch 203, these tapes have the same bias and performance, and are highly recommended for older machines.
    • These tapes were provided in a folded paper box and a higher quality plastic box. All tapes have affixed leaders and the unique Italian 3-window reel design that also adds a single thread.
    • The general quality of these tapes is very high, and they are highly recommended for use with older machines which were often biased for it.
    • Available Refurbished: Yes, you can buy refurbished reels of Scotch 215. We stand behind this formula with refurbished guarantee.

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