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Analog 7-track Tape Processing

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This is a screen shot of the interactive 7-track tape data processing application. The seven multicolor traces show the different signal processing steps on the data from the tape head, while the numbers near the bottom of the white area show the decoded data. This shot shows the end of a tape record which is followed after a 3-character gap by the LRC (Longitudinal Redundancy Check) character. The lower-level purple traces show the original analog data.

Here are all my original 7-track tape tools, and here is the 7-track tape decoder in Java (source) (binary).

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