At 06:46 AM 2009-12-18, Tom Fine wrote:
>Somewhere online used to be an annotated history of 3M formulations.
Scroll about half way down to "Analog Magnetic Tape:" where it says:
><http://www.aes.org/aeshc/3mtapedoc.html>3M Tape types, Index to and
>scans of all 46 issues of 3M "Sound Talk," etc.
><http://www.aes.org/aeshc/basftapedoc.html>Agfa, BASF, and IG Farben
>1943, History of Audio Engineering and Magnetic Recording
>of Histories of Magnetic Tape Sound Recording, Selected
>Degredation Factors and Challenges in Predcting Tape Life", a link
>to Richard Hess' ARSC Journal paper. Squealing tape, and what can
>and can't be done about it to play those tapes, including a new method.
Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask]
Aurora, Ontario, Canada (905) 713 6733 1-877-TAPE-FIX
Detailed contact information: http://www.richardhess.com/tape/contact.htm
Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.