serpentine recording A method of recording on magnetic tape (usually in cartridge form) where each track is recorded separately and alternate tracks are recorded in opposite directions, so that it is not necessary to rewind the tape after recording each track.
More From encyclopedia.com
Record , rec·ord • n. / ˈrekərd/ 1. a thing constituting a piece of evidence about the past, esp. an account of an act or occurrence kept in writing or some o… Record Player , record player or phonograph, device for reproducing sound that has been recorded as a spiral, undulating groove on a disk. This disk is known as a ph… track , track1 / trak/ • n. 1. a rough path or minor road, typically one beaten by use rather than constructed: follow the track to the farm a forest track.… Recorder , re·cord·er / riˈkôrdər/ • n. 1. an apparatus for recording sound, pictures, or data, esp. a tape recorder. 2. a person who keeps records: a poet and… Magnetic Tape , magnetic tape An information storage medium consisting of a magnetic coating on a flexible backing in tape form. Data is recorded by magnetic encodin… Telephone Recording System , Telephone Recording System A telephone recording system can be as simple as a handheld phone receiver with an analogue (non-computerized, non-digital…
About this article
Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article
You Might Also Like