digital audio tape

Definitions

General Science

Electronics

  • A helical-scan magnetic storage medium used for recording and reproduction of digitally encoded audio, usually utilizing a sampling rate of up to 48 kHz.
  • A helical-scan magnetic storage medium used for the recording and storage of digitally encoded data. Such tapes may store from 2 to 24 gigabytes of data, and can transfer at rates of over 2 Mps.

Media Studies

  • noun a magnetic tape used in the digital recording of music.
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