At 08:21 PM 4/26/2004 +0000, Don Cox wrote:
>On 26/04/04, Matthew Barton wrote:
> > We also receive lots of cassettes made by others here. Currently we're
> > using the Tascam 122mkII for playback. At the moment, though, we don't
> > have any four track cassette machines, so if we receive any such
> > recordings as part of a collection (I'm sure this will happen, if it
> > hasn't already), we'll need to get something.
>If you only get a few, you can digitise them from an ordinary stereo
>machine and then reverse the play direction of two of the channels.
>Most audio software can do this.
>It would be tedious to do if there are hundreds of such tapes.
There is a _slight_ track mismatch, but it should work.
I have the Tascam track drawing up at my Web site
http://www.richardhess.com/tape/tips.htm click on it for a bigger image.
The bigger issue is that if you do it in two passes I doubt you'll ever be
able to sync up the two different passes, if that's an issue.
I'm more interested in the CompactFlash recorders that Marantz and others
Core Sound has some, too.
that use a PDA.
Heck, my Palm T3 comes with built-in voice memo capability--but no HiFi