Father Tape

Father Tape

In computing, a backup tape, disc or drive one generation older than the most recent one. For example, if data is backed up each week, the father tape is the backup record from last week. See also: Grandfather tape.
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As the 8mm, father tape is played, a laser light flicks on and off to expose areas in the "photoresist" layer on the glass plate.
She remembers sending her father tape cassette letters in which she would sing for him.
Stock's father tapes each game and later analyzes it with his son.