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Ion-tape2pc.33267699
6.0 out of 10

ION Tape2PC

Tape 2 PC is a revolutionary tape deck that plays and records ta Read more

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Reviews and Problems with ION Tape2PC

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Overall 6
6.0

Average Quality; Easy to Use

Susan, B&H Photo
20 June 2014
  • Excerpt: We have converted over 75 hours using this cassette deck. Deck and software were very easy to install and operate. Deck not sturdy, buttons and controls feel loose and often don't engage on first attempt. Only around 80% of cassette tapes played okay in this deck, but played in other decks. Sound quality low, had to record using much higher gain than should have required. Resulted in noisy, distorted sound.
  • Pros: Easy Controls, Easy Install, Easy to use
  • Cons: Flimsy, Poor Sound
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Overall 6
6.0

Excellent Cassette Recorder

Gator, Amazon
21 December 2013
  • Summary: Excellent Cassette Recorder. Price Was Right. Would Have Given 5 Stars But, It Does Not Seem To Be Able To Connect To The Computer Properly Will Let You Know If I Find The Answer.
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Overall 6
6.0

[$] Cassette Deck, decent for its price

riz, B&H Photo
28 December 2010
  • Excerpt: Not for audiophiles, but for the casual user the sound is acceptable for listening and archiving your old cassettes. Not a big risk at the price, [...
  • Pros: Attractive Design, Easy Controls
  • Cons: Poor Sound
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Overall 6
6.0

Got the Job Done

erict, B&H Photo
10 May 2010
  • Excerpt: I purchased this deck to allow me to transfer a variety of old cassettes to digi via USB. The deck itself is decent and functioned fine. The digitizing software is a bit clunky and frankly wouldn't work on my Mac. I went through an entire dub session and the files wouldn't show up in iTunes for some reason. So, frustrated, I bagged it and used another piece of software to record the cassette contents to my machine.
  • Pros: Clean Sound, Easy Controls
  • Cons: Software No Good
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Overall 6
6.0

Nice player... skittish software

Robbo, B&H Photo
12 April 2010
  • Excerpt: Do not know why ION chose to make this a dubbing deck, as the purpose would seem to be turning old cassettes into digital files. Who would want to make a cassette dub of a cassette one is trying to get rid of? Deck works well as an analog unit using the RCA plugs, but still cannot get the USB output to talk to my Mac (Dual-core Intel Xeon OS 10.5.8). The EZ converter seems useless if you have Audacity or GarageBand.
  • Pros: Easy Controls
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0

Cassette to MP3 Converter

Walmart
30 March 2010
  • Summary: Once installed the product is very simple to use. The links in the instructions went to dead webpages, so I had to look around and find the right pages. Also some of the documentation is incomplete. The product seems to work well, but the ones writing the instructions and the general information have likely only used it in sanitized settings and not the real world.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0

Cassette to MP3 Converter

Walmart
30 March 2010
  • Summary: Once installed the product is very simple to use. The links in the instructions went to dead webpages, so I had to look around and find the right pages. Also some of the documentation is incomplete. The product seems to work well, but the ones writing the instructions and the general information have likely only used it in sanitized settings and not the real world.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0

OK product

Walmart
30 March 2010
  • Summary: This product was pretty much what I expected after reading all the reviews. It's not great, but is the best thing for the money. The recording quality has been pretty good so far, if you know how to change the gain, make sure noise reducer is on. It is a very large pain to have to pay attention to the recording so you can manually seperate songs. There is no high speed recording.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0

OK product

Walmart
30 March 2010
  • Summary: This product was pretty much what I expected after reading all the reviews. It's not great, but is the best thing for the money. The recording quality has been pretty good so far, if you know how to change the gain, make sure noise reducer is on. It is a very large pain to have to pay attention to the recording so you can manually seperate songs. There is no high speed recording.
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Overall 6
6.0

This seems to be same ION unit rated elsewhere on amazon

M. Anderson, Amazon
13 August 2008
  • Summary: See reviews for ION - 3 star average, ranging from 1 to 5, with pretty even distribution
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