A question born of curiosity -
Since you are using Masterlink CD-24 for preservation masters, have you
bought additional Masterlink units in case of failure (or the manufacturer's
The reason that I ask is we see many of these units used in recording
studios as an inexpensive device to master to, but I am concerned about
long-term access to the discs created.
> From: matt Sohn <[log in to unmask]>
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> Date: Fri, 7 May 2004 22:17:15 -0400
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> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Analog Masters
> At the Louis Armstrong archive I made 3 copies of each tape I transferred.
> The preservation master was a Masterlink CD-24 24-bit AIFF file burned to a
> CDR using the Alesis Masterlink unit, one redbook CDR created on the
> computer using Wavelab, and an analog safety copy on BASF/Emtech 911.