Look elsewhere for azimuth affecting one channel more than the other
-- unless you have a defective head where the two channels are not
For a discussion and demo of azimuth, please see:
I've stayed out of the discussion because there are so many ways that
you could have problems in the A77 setup after Mr. Fixit looked at
it. You might have had some before, but to have it $300 worse is
I also have to say with pro machines going for not a lot more than
the A77, you really should consider a pro machine. The problem is
they need repair, too (I've just spent about 30 hours on an older
Studer A80 but I am starting to reap rewards. It's now time to clean,
demag, and align. (It's ironic: the A80 and A77 are from the same era).
At 05:27 PM 2007-04-07, Paul Tyler wrote:
>Ah, there's another word of which I was ignorant. Is the azimuth
>related to the alignment? Could that be why one of the channels is
>way muddier than the other?
>phillip holmes <[log in to unmask]> wrote: Paul,
>Could be the playback head's azimuth was mis-adjusted (?).
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