Hi Jim, thanks for the suggestions. I will surely look into them!
On 1/24/11 8:01 PM, "Jim Sam" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Melissa,
> Things you should look into:
> - "The Audiophile's Technical Guide to 78 RPM, Transcription &
> Microgroove Recordings" by James R. Powell, Jr.
> - "Broadcast Transcription Discs" by James R. Powell, Jr.
> - IASA's TC-04: http://www.iasa-web.org/tc04/audio-preservation
> - The Audio Engineering Society also has two volumes compiling
> articles on disc playback:
> You can look into Bobby Owinski's book "The Mastering Engineer's
> Handbook". It's only marginally related to transcription discs, but
> it's an easy read and has some good pictures showing what goes on with
> a lacquer when it's cut.
> Also, I'm sure you've seen it if you've been doing internet searches,
> but I'm going to plug myself for a second:
> Lacquer Disc Preservation at the Hoover Institution Archives:
> I hope this helps.
> On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 4:02 PM, Melissa Widzinski <[log in to unmask]>
>> Hey all,
>> I am eager to learn everything I can about safe playback of transcription
>> discs. I have searched the net and read on "The Audio Archive" website,
>> "VideoInterchange," among some others. I am wondering if anyone can
>> recommend a good resource? It would be much appreciated!