I concur, I know very little about the technical minuatiae. This is so cool!
I also had to fix the link, which got mangled. I shortened it here:
June 5 2017 6:01 PM, "Richard L. Hess" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Thanks so much for the link. This is an amazing basics-of-digital-audio document. I never had the
> justification for this as I got into PC audio in 1999 and hadn't done much prior to that. I had
> worked from 1974-2004 designing audio and video systems (except the brief dalliance into designing
> audio equipment at McCurdy in Toronto from 1981-1983). I started getting interested in tape
> preservation in 1996-1997 worrying about my own tapes from the 1970s and realizing at that time not
> many people cared.
> I tried to fix the link which was broken when I received it.
> On 2017-06-05 5:21 PM, Mark Donahue wrote:
>> The LFI-10 was a necessary tool in the early days of digital audio. It
>> allowed you to look at the subcode data in the digital stream and modify
>> it. Most of the DAT machines did not conform to the standards and to get
>> things to work correctly you needed to modify the status bits. The manual
>> is required reading for anybody that wants to know about digital
> -- Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask]
> Aurora, Ontario, Canada 647 479 2800
> Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.