Thank you for passing this along. Sadly, the author, John Pytlak, passed
a few years ago, as you may recall. He was one of the real bright lights
on the AMIA list. Several others are also gone.
I would caution about handling magnetic tape long-term at 50-60 % RH as
it might increase hydrolysis. The general recommendation for tape is 40%.
On 2011-02-09 5:55 AM, Shai Drori wrote:
> Dear members
> I received the following link through the AMIA list. I was about
> vitalizing film but turns out Kodak has a few suggestions about
> controlling static build up. Worth reading.
Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask]
Aurora, Ontario, Canada (905) 713 6733 1-877-TAPE-FIX
Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.