As for transferring, my HHB Burnit will automatically convert 48k to 44.1. The
only 48s I've ever had have been some recorded at the CBC in the early DAT
days. I don't know if they stayed with that or why they used it (was it because
the BBC did?).
Lou Judson wrote:
> All the DATS I recorded (ten years worth) are at 44.1, and when a
> client brings in a 48k DAT, I usually transfer analog to 44.1 because
> it seems to come out just as well or better than a lengthy SRC in the
> digital realm. Thought or comments?
> I have a Sony 2300 that works as well as the day it was new, a good
> D-100, a 59ES that seemed to need heads last time I checked, and a
> lowly Panasonic 3500. I've kept the 3500 just in case for a long time
> now and never needed it - anyone looking for one?
> On Oct 3, 2005, at 5:04 PM, Richard L. Hess wrote:
> > Many of us in the tape restoration business are set up for digital DAT
> > transfer as Tom Fine pointed out. One of the challenges is deciding
> > what to do with 48 ks/s DATs. Do you save them as files or downsample
> > to 44.1 ks/s for audio CDs. I guess the answer is partially, "it
> > depends." Here's where a file system makes things easier. Perhaps the
> > answer is "both."