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How would transferring the left and right channels separately alleviate 
print through?

joe salerno


Dave Kesner wrote:
> Hi Melodie,
> 
> What you're referring to sounds like something called "print-through", a
> magnetic phenomenon that both reel-to-reel and cassette tapes are
> susceptible to.  
> There are some advanced processes such as using a noise-gate and possibly
> transferring the left & right channels separately, but your mileage will
> vary.  Unfortunately there's no real remedy to it...
> 
> Good luck,
> 
> Dave
> 
> 
> On 3/31/09 12:25 PM, "Frances, Melodie" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
>> All,
>>
>> I am not even sure 'echo' is the correct term, but with our old reel to
>> reel tapes (and I have had this experience with personal cassettes),
>> there is this thing I am calling echo - where what the person says is
>> repeated at a fairly low level - you can usually only really hear it
>> when there is silence - and it is basically a repeat of what had just
>> been said - so not really a echo but more like a delayed repetition. Is
>> this a head cleaning problem? Or a problem that can be fixed? Does
>> anyone even know what I'm talking about, and if so, what is it called?
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>>
>> Melodie Morgan Frances
>> Head of Cataloging
>> Graduate Theological Union
>> [log in to unmask]
>> 510-649-2521
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Eric Jacobs
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>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Digital archiving and OAIS SIP implementation
>>
>> How many organizations reading this list accept audio preservation
>> SIPs from outside of your organization?
>>
>> If so, I'd like to hear from you as we look to deliver more
>> complete audio preservation packages that consist of more than
>> just a WAVE or BWF file.
>>
>> Eric Jacobs
>>
>> The Audio Archive, Inc.
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>> fax: 408.549.9867
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