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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
>>>
>>
>

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