I agree that it's a real shame that no one has taken the reins and
organized a home for that collection. I spoken to several local tape
enthusiasts ( I live only 15 minutes from Stanford) that saw it when
it was displayed before it's move to it's present location and they
all said it was great.
Does anyone have any links to info about this recording gear?
On Jul 10, 2008, at 3:13 PM, Tom Fine wrote:
> That "museum" is a warehouse full of stuff that Stanford has sort-
> of inventoried and stored away. No public access, no plans for it
> that I know of. Good it's not in a landfill but bad it's not
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Steven Smolian"
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> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Overtone records recording equipment from
> the late Richard C. Burns estate-
>> Bob, how about the Ampex museum which is near Stanford and
>> affiliated with it.
>> Steve Smolian
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Robert J Hodge" <[log in to unmask]>
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>> Sent: Thursday, July 10, 2008 2:09 PM
>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Overtone records recording equipment from the
>> late Richard C. Burns estate-
>> Hello All,
>> I was asked by Tom Packard to see if someone wanted to adopt
>> Dick's old
>> tape machines and electronics which he designed and built himself
>> in the case of the tape transports, had a professional machinist
>> The head nests are all Ampex.
>> The quality of Dick's Overtone releases are testament to how well
>> designed this gear is !!
>> We would not want to see it just get scrapped, but would like to
>> find it
>> all a good home such as in a museum or collection.
>> If no one is interested, I will try to get the Antique Wireless
>> Association in Rochester to accept it all.
>> Thanks !
>> Bob Hodge
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