You are not making use of the better signal-to-noise ratio of the two-track.
Do you deliberately want to throw away quality for the sake of expediency?
IMHO, people with such an approach have no business is the preservation
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From: "john loy" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thursday, June 12, 2003 11:54 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Can 1/4" 2 Track play on a 4 track machine
> I do it all the time and he's right there is more hiss and one side is
louder but you can compensate with EQ,NR and a way to balance
> the channels.
> "Watsky, Lance" wrote:
> > Can anyone tell me if a 1/4" 2 track reel-to-reel can play on a 4 track
reel-to-reel tape deck? Will the tracks be able to line up?
> > Lance Watsky
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