The backwards transfer I first saw when I worked in a duplication
house. When tape is moving 16 or more times normal spped, electronics
can respond to the transients better in reverse - at normal spaaeds the
difference is truly negligible.
On Sep 24, 2005, at 8:00 AM, Richard L. Hess wrote:
> When I transfer two track mono tapes or four-track mono/stereo tapes
> and they don't have any noise reduction, I transfer all tracks at once
> and reverse the necessary ones in the computer. In fact, some people
> suggested copying analog to analog backwards as being a hair better,
> but given the choice, I prefer to monitor the ingest process.