Does Sony still make cassette tapes?

It’s the end of an era for one iconic device, but Sony plans to continue selling blank cassette tapes, tape decks, and boomboxes with cassette support — for now.

How do I transfer cassette to computer?

Make sure the RCA jacks on the tape deck say “Line Out” or “Audio Out.” Connect the other end of the cable to your computer. If you’re using the RCA cable with a mini-jack connector on the other end, then plug it into the female line-In jack on the back of your computer (the blue one out of the three).

Is Hi Fi a cassette?

Invented by Philips in 1962, the compact cassette tape was originally meant for dictaphone use rather than hi-fi audio, but it quickly became the go-to analogue format of its time thanks to a mix of convenience, compact size and, of course, the ability to make mixtapes by recording music on to the tapes yourself.

Are cassette players coming back?

That’s right; the audio cassette is making a comeback. After lying dormant for decades, unused and unloved by anyone and any Walkman, the cassette tapes have been resurrected by audiophiles all over the world. It’s understandable if you’re confused.

Why cassette tapes are making a comeback?

Considering the cassette’s fragility and relatively low sound quality, the obvious reason for its resurgence is its retro kitsch. Cassettes were the most popular audio format of the ’80s. For a lot of kids in the 1980s, a Walkman was as essential as a Swatch watch and a can of styling mousse.

How do I connect my cassette player to my laptop?

Connect one end of your cable to your cassette deck.

  1. 3.5mm — Plug one end (it doesn’t matter which one) of the 3.5mm cable into your cassette deck’s 3.5mm line-out (not headphone) port.
  2. Unbalanced — Plug the red RCA cable into the red port and the white RCA cable into the white port.

Can cassettes be converted to CDS?

To transfer cassette to CD, all you need is to connect your cassette player to your computer’s sound card and then record the audio on the PC in WAV or MP3 format. After that you can transfer these audio files to a CD.