Playing half track tapes and reversing one channel is fine but you
should consider buying a full track head. From experience with thousands
of tapes the sound is much much better. Gotta run so can't elaborate now.
On 06/01/12 04:53, Gregorio Garcia Karman wrote:
> Dear list,
> considering the possibility of the following compromising solutions in the digital transfer of open reel tapes...
> 1. playing a mono half-track open reel tape on a stereo machine and reversing the channel playing in the wrong direction digitally.
> 2. playing a full-track mono tape on a stereo machine.
> ...what are the considerations that speak against those?
> Thanks for your advice