Isn't there some technique for full-track azimuth adjustment where you take two feeds of the output,
polarity-reverse one of them, input into two console positions at unity gain and then adjust azimuth
for greatest net null?
-- Tom Fine
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From: "Paul Stamler" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 2:03 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] recording "cleanup" plugins and 192/24
> On 9/10/2014 5:34 AM, Andrew Dapuzzo wrote:
>> While I understand the importance of capturing output "above 20kHz" with
>> the aforementioned tools, are there any tools available to help with
>> azimuth adjustments? Older recordings, especially those made in the field
>> with machines that have been "banged up", may be recorded with azimuth that
>> is slightly off. Therefore, the higher frequencies may be lost or
>> diminished if playback is not adjusted to the exact azimuth of the original
>> recording. Is the only tool available our ears listening as we manually
>> adjust the azimuth?
> Essentially, yes; if the tape is stereo, combining the channels into mono makes it easier to get
> the azimuth right.