This is what I do for fun.
I made this video to demonstrate the tape-scratch noise machine I made out of an old portable cassette player. I removed the motor and most of the tape drive mechanism, and the playback head. I attached some coax to the tape head, and reattached the other end of cable to the stub of the original cable I cut to remove the head in the first place. Then I made scratch boards.
At first I just wrapped a board with cassette tape, and that worked OK, but I thought a layer of felt between the board and the tape might help the head make better contact with the tape. I found some adhesive backed felt at a thrift store, and made a few new scratch boards from a scrap of foam-core I had lying around. I wrapped each board with a continuous strip of tape from a single cassette, and I…
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