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Quad Cassette Dolby C?

krkier

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#21
The thing that doesn't quite make sense is that the Billboard article seems to imply discrete 4-channel (8-track, 4-channels), but the labeling on the demo (prototype?) cassette includes "SQ" which is matrix.
The BASF cassette is 2 sided 4 tracks stereo (like any other cassette) with SQ encoding, and has nothing to do with the JVC's 2 sided 8 tracks 4 discrete channels tapedeck.

SQ was the main quad format here in Germany, so no wonder they tried to use the cassette format for distribution. But that wasn't very successful, not many commercial titles were released on cassettes in SQ.

-Kristian