I doubt our friend makes recordings, he just want to play back on it.  
Sad, as there are people who could make records with it!

By the way, I have been trying to find a chart or diagram of the  
record/play curves for 30 vs 15IPS - can anyone here point me to one  

I have a client who wants to do half speed transfers at home…


Lou Judson • Intuitive Audio

On May 27, 2009, at 2:24 PM, Aaron Levinson wrote:

> An ATR-100 series 15/30 ips 1" 2-track is the Rolls Royce of all  
> mastering decks. The heads may need lapping and I would make sure  
> the thing is biased correctly if you plan on recording with it but  
> that baby is insane. I would say the Studer may have it beat on  
> machining of parts but from a sonic standpoint that is just about  
> the finest solid-state beast ever made. Others may disagree but no  
> one will question its place in the pantheon of audio history.
> I mated the ATR transport with the legendary MR-70 electronics for  
> a one-of-a-kind Frankenstein that was imho even better, but for a  
> stock machine, unbeatable.
> AA
> Danger wrote:
>> I have had a lot of strange machine made in the past but never a  
>> 1" 2trk You might want to look up John French and see what he has  
>> to say.