digital audio tape

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digital audio tape

n
(Electrical Engineering) magnetic tape on which sound is recorded digitally, giving high-fidelity reproduction. Abbreviation: DAT
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To match the theme and provide an easy-to-read visual contrast, the codes were clearly printed with black text on an attractive gold-coloured 4mm tape.
The software supports the Kodak PCD Writer 200 and the Philips CDD521 recorders for write-once CD-ROM mastering, as well as the Exabyte 8mm and a range of DAT 4mm tape drives, including Archive and Hewlett-Packard, for pre-mastering.
The company's ATOMM technology, introduced in 1992, resulted in advances in such breakthrough products as Zip(R) disks, DLTtape(TM) IV, 4mm tape formats such as DDS-3, DDS-4 and DAT72, Super DLTtape(TM) and LTO tape.