Ha!  That's a good one!  Sounds like marketing speak!

The base it pretty thick, but then again so is the oxide.  It can be pretty
severe even on mag, though I think I've heard worse from tape.  These mags
also sit on the shelf often untouched for many decades, and often in
non-ideal storage conditions.


On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 7:10 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>

> I'm somewhat surprised by Ellis's story about such audible print-through
> on 35mm mag-film. One of the touted advantages of 35mm vs. tape in the
> brief time it was used as a music mastering medium was "no print-through"
> due to the thick film medium and magnetic emulsion.
> -- Tom Fine