Ooops--looks like I conflated two threads...this was referring to the
On 2013-04-01 4:29 PM, Richard L. Hess wrote:
> Mark or I could run this on our A80s for you, if you really wanted the
> best reproduction. I am amazed at what these machines can do. It
> sounds as if it's an important LB find--when I listened it sounded
> like something he would come up with. I grew up with the Symphonic
> Dances from "On the Waterfront" and "West Side Story" as well as WSS
> show and film soundtracks.
> A client, Hannah Frost, Preservation Librarian for Digital and Media
> Collections, Stanford University Libraries gave me permission to post
> this quote on my website referring to a damaged full-track 7.5 in/s
> tape from the 1975 Monterey Jazz Festival that I used an A80 with
> full-track head to transfer for her:
> "This sounds superb. Much better than I ever could have anticipated.
> Thank you! Also, you should realize that this is an important
> recording. We are thrilled you were able to capture it."
> It really does make a difference.
> On 2013-04-01 2:39 PM, Mark Donahue wrote:
>> Also, Machines with forced guidance and static lifters in the wind mode
>> will exacerbate the problem. This really only leaves the A-80 and A-820.
>> All the best,
>> On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 3:32 PM, Shai Drori <[log in to unmask]>
>>> I would also try a wide roller machine for this tape like an A80 or an
>>> ATR-100. The small rollers and guides on the mx could be aggravating
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