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RX Reels releases new carbon fibre ‘Studio’ high performance tape reel – at a lower price

PRESS RELEASE: RX Reels’ premium tape reels have been something of a runaway success since their launch in early 2021. So much so that customers are already asking for more. RX Reels has kindly obliged, with the new ‘Studio’ reel. It offers all of the performance of the premium reels, but with a more industrial aesthetic – and a lower price tag.

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“Among the mechanically best I’ve ever seen”: Ken Kessler tests the quality of tape reels from RX Reels

Ken Kessler knows a thing or two about open-reel tape, having amassed nearly 1,800 commercial pre-recorded tapes from the 1950s to the early 1980s, as well as a tape deck or three. As the tape revival continues, a trickle of manufacturers of new support gear emerges, including RX Reels: “makers of new 10″ reels, which I was driven to try, as plastic reels at that size lack precision”. 

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