RE Hydration. They offer to do their trick and transfer as well, but that might not be for 1". Still probably your best option. REhydration is a big pain in the but. Shai בתאריך 04/19/12 2:48 PM, ציטוט Richard L. Hess: > Hi, Shai, > > Were your tests with de-hydration or RE-hydration? > > The technique from Vienna is currently confidential and under patent > application as I understand it. > > Thanks! > > Cheers, > > Richard > > On 2012-04-19 2:05 AM, Shai Drori wrote: >> Hi Rich >> My tests with dehydration were not good. It works for a few seconds, >> enough to make a crude transfer but the tape is ruined. Our friends >> at the Vienna Phonogram Archiv say they have a treatment for these >> tapes. Best to give them a ping. >> Shai >> >> בתאריך 04/18/12 9:16 PM, ציטוט Richard L. Hess: >>> On 2012-04-18 2:15 PM, Richard L. Hess wrote: >>>> Right, Tom, I agree with you that it's possible because of the >>>> timing overlap, but what I wanted to know was if anyone had seen 1" >>>> acetate. I'm not 100% certain yet and the see-through is unreliable >>>> on this due to the width and the edge damage and poor storage >>>> conditions (damp basements not in boxes, raw pancakes) >>> I am now convinced it is acetate. My usual test is to hold the tape >>> up to the ceiling lights in the studio (reflector flood) and I did >>> not really see anything. I took a bright LED flashlight and that >>> came through loud and clear...so it is acetate. That explains some >>> of why it's messy. >>> >>> Dennis, did you try rehydrating the tapes if they were acetate? That >>> has smoothed out some acetate tapes in my experience, but has not >>> been that reliable. >>> >>> Thanks! >>> >>> Cheers, >>> >>> Richard >>> >> > -- בברכה, שי דרורי מומחה לשימור והמרה של אודיו וידאו וסרטים 8-35 ממ.