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On 5/18/2014 9:17 PM, Paul Stamler wrote (typos corrected):
> Using the same tape, with both machines set up properly, the 2-track
> will have about 2.3dB better signal-to-noise ratio; no other major
> differences. On the other hand, most 2-track consumer recorders will
> run at 15 ips, which most 4-track machines won't (most are limited to 7.5 ips)
, and there are many
> advantages to 15 ips vs. 7.5 ips -- better mid-frequency headroom, much
> better high-frequency saturation performance, lower distortion at a
> given level, lower modulation noise, etc.

Sorry about that!

Peace,
Paul