On Mon, 20 Mar 2006, Marie O'Connell wrote:
> I will take a photo of the offending AGFA PEM 469 and forward it, if you are
> interested. It really was one of the worst cases of shedding that I have
> come across, but I still got audio from it, amazingly enough.
Ah, my favorite teaching example, PEM 469! In an attempt to avoid the
problems associated with Ampex products, I ordered some of the AGFA. This
was about 15 years ago. Within five years it began to "ooze" terribly.
Just a few feet of it caused the machine to stop. Fortunately, baking worked.