On Sun, 02 Mar 2003 04:42:21 GMT, "A. Raasch" <araasch@earthlink(NOSPAM).com> wrote:


>Can someone please tell me the difference between P6120HMP tapes and HMP120

>tapes (if any)?  The only difference I see is that the former comes in a

>gold&black wrapper, and the latter in a silver&red wrapper.  I've also seen

>HME120 tapes in a silver&red package that looks just like the HMP120 tapes.

>The HME tapes are about double the price of the HMPs.  I would like to stick

>with Sony. Which tapes should I use (or avoid).  Thanks for any help.


Buy any "MP" (metal particle) Sony tape; avoid "ME"

(metal evaporated, with higher S/N [not necessary for

digital], and greater tendency to dropouts [from what

I hear...]).