I knew I could count on you. Okay, 48 hours on trial. I'll let you know
On 22/03/2011 14:54, Richard L. Hess wrote:
> Hello, Shai,
> I've found that longer baking helps. I baked a hundred plus tapes for
> 48 hours each. This was early 1980s 406 or 456, I forget, but 24 hours
> didn't cut it.
> On 2011-03-22 4:53 AM, Shai Drori wrote:
>> Please forgive the cross posting
>> I am transferring a few thousand tapes recorded on Ampex 478 from
>> 1998. Although baking has cured the sticky shed problem (after 16
>> hours though), I am facing a problem of the black backing guncking up
>> the transport. It is a big menace. Does anyone have experience with
>> this problem? Is there a machine out there like the RTI Tapechek line
>> that cleans the tape prior o playing? We are going through tons of
>> cleaning materials and losing many hours on it.
>> Shai Drori