[78-L] Pre-recorded DAT..ever seen one?

Sammy Jones sjones69 at bellsouth.net
Sun Aug 19 16:21:51 PDT 2012

> David Lennick wrote:
>> I knew the format never caught  on with consumers but I didn't realize
> > any major labels ever released anything on DAT.
> I don't know about major labels getting into the DAT field; but Schwann
> listed DAT pre-recorded tapes in its May 1988 issue, I believe for the
> first time.  There were 44 titles by Delta Music (on the Capriccio,
> Delta and Jazzline labels) and 8 titles on the GRP label.  I bought one
> of those on the Delta label -- "Action Movie Themes" from Apocalypse
> Now, Delta Force, Karate Kid, Rambo, Rocky III, etc.
> -- Jack Raymond

I'm curious if the pre-recorded DATs you've seen were recorded at 48kbps. 
One consumer DAT recorder I've used (Pioneer?) would only allow recording at 

Sammy Jones 

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