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As I said the archive is the final phase. I still believe that an
article or pamphlet that is the considered opinion of various
authorities which lists(at least analog) equipment that is suitable
for archival purposes would be an inexpensive and invaluable document
for many professionals in the field, as well as interested
amateurs.

Aaron Luis Levinson

On Thursday, March 6, 2003, at 02:06 PM, Farrington, Jim wrote:

> The notion of creating a database of extant equipment has been
> discussed by
> the National Recordings Preservation Board, but no plans are in place
> to
> implement it. It is on the radar screen, however.
>
> Jim
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Aaron Luis Levinson [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
>> Sent: Thursday, March 06, 2003 11:30 AM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] International Archive for Recording Devices
>>
>>
>> It is my suggestion that  a database be created which lists the "best"
>> machines available for archival purposes for every recording format be
>> it analog electronic, acoustical or digital. Then offer a contact for
>> buying and/or refurbishing and maintaing these devices. My ultimate
>> dream would result in a master Archive of the machines themselves that
>> would be maintained and serviced and be made available at a subsidized
>> cost to the many hundreds if not thousands of people who need these
>> machines on an on-going basis.
>>
>> In order to serve our mission as preservationists we must not lose
>> sight of our task as finding not only the art that must be saved but
>> the science that must be saved if the art is to be heard at all.
>>
>> Aaron Luis Levinson
>>
>>
>> On Thursday, March 6, 2003, at 03:15 AM, Bewley, Nigel wrote:
>>
>>> Tascam 122MKIII gets my vote.
>>>
>>> Nigel Bewley
>>> British Library National Sound Archive
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Claudia Depkin [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
>>> Sent: 05 March 2003 19:43
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] seeking cassette deck recommendation
>>>
>>>
>>> Can anyone recommend a cassette deck that will be gentle
>> with old and
>>> potentially valuable cassette tapes?
>>> Thanks.
>>>
>>> Claudia Depkin
>>> Project Manager, Wilson Processing Project for Performing Arts
>>> Collections
>>> The New York Public Library
>>> (212) 714-8507
>>>
>>>
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