Does the fact that acetate was used to back mag-film well into the 60s (most tapes went to polyester
by the late 50s) have anything to do with it?
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From: "Ellis Burman" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thursday, March 12, 2015 10:28 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Tape tails out
> Ha! That's a good one! Sounds like marketing speak!
> The base it pretty thick, but then again so is the oxide. It can be pretty
> severe even on mag, though I think I've heard worse from tape. These mags
> also sit on the shelf often untouched for many decades, and often in
> non-ideal storage conditions.
> On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 7:10 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>
>> I'm somewhat surprised by Ellis's story about such audible print-through
>> on 35mm mag-film. One of the touted advantages of 35mm vs. tape in the
>> brief time it was used as a music mastering medium was "no print-through"
>> due to the thick film medium and magnetic emulsion.
>> -- Tom Fine