Dave Rice wrote:
> Hi ARSC group,
> Can anyone help me with this scenario?
> I am an archivist working with a large collection of DAT tapes. The
> majority of these tapes are recorded in long play mode in 32kHz 12bit
> For other the 44.1kHz and 48kHz DAT tapes I extract the audio digitally
> using a Sony SDT-9000 deck connected via SCSI to a Mac which runs
> DATXtract to pull off the audio. However either the deck or the software
> does not support digitally extracting the DAT audio from tapes recorded
> in long-play mode.
> I am looking for suggestions on how to digitally extract 32kHz 12 bit
> audio from DAT tapes. I have a DAT player that will play 32kHz but since
> my MBox2 only takes S/PDIF at 44.1 or 48, I've had to do
> digital->analog->digital conversions which I would like to avoid.
> Thanks much,
> David Rice
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I have two machines that reproduce 32k and a stand-alone CD burner (HP's
BurnIT) which converts 32 or 48 automatically. No problems so far!