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On 9/10/2014 5:34 AM, Andrew Dapuzzo wrote:
> While I understand the importance of capturing output "above 20kHz" with
> the aforementioned tools, are there any tools available to help with
> azimuth adjustments?  Older recordings, especially those made in the field
> with machines that have been "banged up", may be recorded with azimuth that
> is slightly off.  Therefore, the higher frequencies may be lost or
> diminished if playback is not adjusted to the exact azimuth of the original
> recording.  Is the only tool available our ears listening as we manually
> adjust the azimuth?

Essentially, yes; if the tape is stereo, combining the channels into 
mono makes it easier to get the azimuth right.

Peace,
Paul