Thanks, Lou and John!
I thought that migration had taken place, but this came out of the blue.
When I hear from your friend, Lou, I will pass it on to the original
On 8/9/2016 5:22 PM, John Haley wrote:
> Minidiscs are by now an odd format, and players that can deal with both its
> technical playback and its proprietary, "computer driven" data-reduction
> system are going to be very hard to find before long. They were never a
> great means for archiving anything, as they are inherently lossy. That was
> an intentional part of the design. All data stored on minidiscs that has
> any value should be migrated to regular CD format.
> John Haley
> On Tue, Aug 9, 2016 at 5:06 PM, Lou Judson wrote:
>> I have a friend who has a trusted method of doing this. It involves
>> swapping out the transport while a good TOC is in memory. I’m Bcc ing him
>> and if he can do it, will let you know!
>> Lou Judson
>> Intuitive Audio
>> On Aug 9, 2016, at 2:00 PM, Richard L. Hess wrote:
>>> Hi, all,
>>> As you know, I attempt to have an index to cover as many formats as
>> possible on my website and for the minidisk, I have the material below,
>> which prompted a potential client to ask:
>>> I wondered if you had any updated contacts for people that might be able
>> to recover music from a MiniDisc with an unwritten TOC file.
>>> It appears that the people offering this as a service in Bristol England
>> have closed down.
>>> I think this needs an update. Badly.
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