Audio Cassette to CD transfer
Audio cassettes have been around since the late 1960s, but they can't last forever.
Now is the time to have CD Makers transfer your precious recordings to CD.
Weddings, funerals, recordings of family members - CD Makers can preserve them all by digitising your recordings and transferring them to audio CDs or audio files on a USB drive.
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The maximum duration of a standard audio CD is 80 minutes.
The maximum duration of a gold archive-grade CD is 74 minutes.
However, for precious recordings, we recommend recording only to about 60 minutes on each CD. This is because the recording starts in the middle of the disc and ends at the outer edge where some older CD players struggle to read the data correctly.
Cassettes come in various lengths, the most typical being 60 and 90 minutes.
C-120 tapes use an extremely thin and therefore fragile tape, and should be handled with the utmost care.
Three hour cassettes (C-180) are rare, but occasionally seen. These are unlikely to play well due to the extremely thin tape used, and these tapes should never be fast wound.
Australian copyright law says that commercially produced tapes can be copied for personal use only under strict conditions.
CD Makers is very strict with copyright. For us to copy your audio or video, you or a member of your family must be the creator and the performer of the works that are recorded.
Otherwise you will need written permission from whoever owns the copyright.
Please view our Copyright information