Opelika, AL - Jan 22, 2007 - Quantegy Recording Solutions has discontinued various magnetic tape product lines after manufacturing these products for more than 60 years. In a press release, Quantegy notes that improvements in other technologies has resulted in a decreased demand for magnetic tape media. Quantegy will center its focus on research and development of new technology to better serve its primary markets.
The discontinued product include video and instrumentation tapes and a series of audio tapes: GP9, 400 series, 600 series, ADAT, DAT and DAU.
Orders for the discontinued products will be accepted through Feb. 28, 2007, and production for and fulfillment of those orders will be completed by April 2007. Contact Quantegy at 800-752-0732 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quantegy was formed from a division of Ampex in the 1990s.
Recently, Quantegy has developed the FHD and Black Diamond family of hard drive storage systems, and plans to continue with that new technology.
For about two years, Quantegy was the only manufacturer of open-reel tape in the world. Last year, Netherlands-based RMG began manufacturing Emtec tape products. The Quantegy announcement leaves RMG as the sole manufacturer.