tape tables

tape type (thickness)reel diameter: inches / centimetrestape length: feet /
metres
Standard Tape (1.5 mil / 50 - 52 μm)3" / 7.5 cm150 ft / 45 m
4" / 10 cm300 ft / 90 m
5" / 13 cm600 ft / 180 m
5¾" / 14.5 cm900 ft / 275 m
7" / 18 cm1200 ft / 370 m
10½" / 26.5 cm2400 ft / 730 m
10½" / 26.5 cm2500 ft / 760 m
12" / 30 cm3600 ft / 1100 m
12½" / 32 cm3750 ft / 1150 m
Long Play Tape (1.0 mil / 35 - 36 μm)3" / 7.5 cm210 ft / 65 m
4" / 10 cm450 ft / 135 m
5" / 13 cm900 ft / 275 m
5¾" / 14.5 cm1200 ft / 370 m
7" / 18 cm1800 ft / 550 m
10½" / 26.5 cm3600 ft / 1100 m
10½" / 26.5 cm4200 ft / 1280 m
Double Play Tape (0.5 or 0.75 mil / 25 - 29 μm)3" / 7.5 cm300 ft / 90 m
4" / 10 cm600 ft / 180 m
5" / 13 cm1200 ft / 370 m
5¾" / 14.5 cm1800 ft / 550 m
7" / 18 cm2100 ft / 640m
7" / 18 cm2400 ft / 730 m
10½" / 26.5 cm4800 ft / 1460 m
Triple Play Tape (0.5 mil / 18 μm)3" / 7.5 cm450 ft / 135 m
4" / 10 cm900 ft / 275 m
5" / 13 cm1800 ft / 550 m
5¾" / 14.5 cm2400 ft / 730 m
7" / 18 cm3600 ft / 1100 m
tape length: feet /
metres
1516 ips (2.38 cm/s)
recording speed
1 ⅞ ips (4.76 cm/s)
recording speed
3 ¾ ips (9.53 cm/s)
recording speed
7 ½ ips (19.05 cm/s)
recording speed
15 ips (38.1 cm/s)
recording speed
30 ips (76.2 cm/s)
recording speed
150 ft / 45 m32 min16 min8 min4 min2 min1 min
210 ft / 65 m45 min22 min11 min6 min3 min1 min
300 ft / 90 m
1 hr 4 min32 min16 min8 min4 min2 min
450 ft / 135 m1 hr 36 min48 min24 min12 min6 min3 min
600 ft / 180 m2 hr 8 min1 hr 4 min32 min16 min8 min4 min
900 ft / 275 m3 hr 12 min1 hr 36 min48 min24 min12 min6 min
1200 ft / 370 m4 hr 16 min2 hr 8 min1 hr 4 min32 min16 min8 min
1800 ft / 550 m6 hr 24 min3 hr 12 min1 hr 36 min48 min24 min12 min
2100 ft / 640 m7 hr 28 min3 hr 44 min1 hr 52 min56 min28 min14 min
2400 ft / 730 m8 hr 32 min4 hr 16 min2 hr 8 min1 hr 4 min32 min16 min
2500 ft / 760 m8 hr 52 min4 hr 26 min2 hr 13 min
1 hr 7 min
33 min
17 min
3600 ft / 1100 m12 hr 48 min6 hr 24 min3 hr 12 min1 hr 36 min48 min
24 min
3750 ft / 1150 m13 hr 20 min6 hr 40 min3 hr 20 min1 hr 40 min50 min25 min
4200 ft / 1280 m14 hr 56 min7 hr 28 min3 hr 44 min1 hr 52 min56 min28 min
4800 ft / 1465 m17 hr 4 min8 hr 32 min4 hr 16 min2 hr 8 min1 hr 4 min32 min