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(Electronics) a very small cassette tape
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(ˈmaɪ kroʊ kəˌsɛt, -kæ-)

a very small audiotape cassette for use with a pocket-size tape recorder.
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the microcassettes of his messages, and a glass of water with a small
"There are changes that need to be made," Mack told a gathering swarm of reporters with microcassettes and cameras.
Recorded statements are being captured on digital audio files in place of the old microcassettes. The use of GPS data is now widely available.
For trial, it is best to use properly-made digital copy CDs rather than cassettes or microcassettes. Playback is easy using a laptop connected to external speakers or a headset array.
Lamont was an artist who left boxes brimming with notebooks and microcassettes with records of dreams, song lyrics and melodies and ideas for stories and products and projects.
In fact, its own effort to introduce microcassettes as an advance on its Walkman player's clunky cassette failed because consumers were reluctant to make the investment required to replace their inventory of "standard" cassette tapes.
Recording formats requested are video (digital, Hi-8/8mm, VHS, and DVD) and audio (cassette or CD; no microcassettes).
Observations were recorded on microcassettes by two observers seated in the back of a Cessna 337 equipped with a GPS and bubble windows flying at 457.2 m (1500 ft) at 240 km/h (130 knots).
Enthused for the first time in years, I began to flip through my notes, and certain leitmotifs popped off the paper: Edison Amberols, my ever-growing stack of microcassettes, Charlotte's sepia photographs and aged diaries.
Cost: A basic audio system with professional or high-end consumer equipment would cost between $8,000 and $11,000 and would allow playback, duplication, and repair of audiocassettes and microcassettes.