Readers of 8-track cartridges were introduced in 1964, a large quantity of cartridges were recorded. This concept is especially dedicated to the automobile.
They quickly disappeared around 1972, facing the tape was invented by Philips and very quickly established who was of course much more functional. (May Dethroned since the MP3).
The Akai 82 D GRX is a high-end turntables in this series, data recording, which is not common, and easy handling, with the ability to pause or fast forward! For in the cassette tape is endless, impossible to turn back!
This band has 4 stereo tracks, you can change the playing track called "program" (as if it had 4 sides). A scotch tape on the metal site allows automated change at end of program.