Box of assorted NAB carts

Made:
c. 1979
Box of assorted NAB carts

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Box of assorted NAB carts
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Box of assorted NAB carts, ex-BBC Scotland, c.1979. Many still have jingles, etc on them.

NAB cartridges "Carts" were endless 1/4inch audio tape loops of up to 60 minutes duration - although between 30 seconds and 2 minutes was a more common length. The "cart", containing a jingle or trail (or advert in ILR) was placed in a cart machine. Pressing "play" gave instant start.

Details

Category:
Television
Collection:
BBC Heritage Collection
Object Number:
2012-5118/154
Materials:
magnetic tape and plastic (unidentified)
type:
audio tapes
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sound recording