The transfer was made back in the 80's before DAWs ... alas, that tool
didn't exist then.
Lou Judson wrote:
> IF one had to work with one of these tapes, wouldn't more accuracy be
> possible by slipping the tracks in a DAW rather than a real-time
> delay? If I had one I'd try it!
> Thus "had to use digital delay" is not the only way to do it. Granted,
> slipping tracks is still a sort of DDL, but one less process involved.
> Lou Judson
> Intuitive Audio
> On Jan 5, 2010, at 1:00 PM, Mike Gray wrote:
>> Finally, EMI didn't keep the staggered-head tape machine, so they had
>> to use digital delay. Luckily, that machine was soon replaced with
>> standard in-line head machines. Besides, editing the staggered-head
>> tapes was almost impossible.